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Volvarina pontesi, a new bathyal marginellid (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from off Brazil
de Carvalho Rios, E.; Leal, J.H. (1993). Volvarina pontesi, a new bathyal marginellid (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from off Brazil. Apex (Brux.) 8(1-2): 27-30
In: Apex (Bruxelles). Société Belge de Malacologie: Bruxelles. ISSN 0773-5251, more

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Keywords
    Marginellidae Fleming, 1828 [WoRMS]; Volvarina Hinds, 1844 [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    Marginellidae, South Atlantic, Bathyal, Volvarina, new species

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  • de Carvalho Rios, E.
  • Leal, J.H.

Abstract
    Volvarina pontesi is described from the bathyal zone off southeastern and southern Brazil. The new taxon differs from other congenenc species by its large size and unusually elongated spire.

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