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Three new gastropod (Mollusca) species from the New World
Garcia, E.F. (1999). Three new gastropod (Mollusca) species from the New World. Apex (Brux.) 14(3-4): 59-65
In: Apex (Bruxelles). Société Belge de Malacologie: Bruxelles. ISSN 0773-5251, more

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    Marine
Author keywords
    Gastropoda, Muricidae, Columbellidae, Terebridae, new species, New World

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  • Garcia, E.F.

Abstract
    Three new gastropod species from the New World assigned to the families Muricidae, Columbellidae and Terebridae, are described and compared with their closest relatives. Chicoreus (Stratus) vokesorum, n. sp. , from the Bahama Islands is compared with C. (S.) cadleti (Petit de la Saussaye, 1856) and two species of Vokesimurex Petuch: V. tryoni (Hidalgo in Tryon, 1880) and V. sunderlandi (Petuch, 1987). Columbella marrae, n. sp., from southwestern Panama, is compared with C. sonsonatensis (Morch, 1860) and C. fuscata Sowerby, 1832, and Terebra mugridgeae, n. sp., from the northern Gulf of Mexico, is compared with T. riosi Bratcher and Cernohorsky, 1985, T. petiveriana Deshayes, 1857, T. concava (Say, 1826), T. protexta (Conrad, 1846), and T. vinosa Dall, 1889.

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