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The Cerithiopsidae (Gastropoda) of Reunion Island (Indian Ocean)
Jay, M.; Drivas, J. (2002). The Cerithiopsidae (Gastropoda) of Reunion Island (Indian Ocean). Novapex (Jodoigne) 3(1): 1-45
In: Novapex (Jodoigne). Société Belge de Malacologie: Bruxelles. ISSN 1375-7474, more
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Keywords
    New species; Cerithiopsidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 [WoRMS]; ISW, Mascarene I., Reunion I. [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Jay, M.
  • Drivas, J.

Abstract
    The authors have collected 83 species of Cerithiopsidae on Reunion Island, Indian Ocean. After a revew of literature, and after having examined material in the Museum collections in Berlin, Cardiff, London, Manchester and Paris, 16 species were recognized as known species, 23 were left aside on account of unsufficient material.- 44 species are described as new.- 2 new genera are proposed: Belonimorphis (type species Belonimorphis belonimorphis); Koilofera (type species Koilofera koilofera).- New synonymies: Cerithiopsis aeolomitres Melvill & Standen, 1896 = Cerithiopsis (Horologica) balteata Watson, 1886.- New name: Cerithiopsis (Mendax) melvilli nom. nov. = Cerithiopsis aurantiaca Melvill & Standen, 1896, preoccupied.

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