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A new coralliophilid-like Muricid (Gastropoda, Muricldae) from the Coral Sea
Bouchet, P.; Houart, R. (1994). A new coralliophilid-like Muricid (Gastropoda, Muricldae) from the Coral Sea. J. Conch., Lond. 35: 131-135
In: Journal of Conchology. Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland: London. ISSN 0022-0019, more
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Keywords
    Coralliophilidae Chenu, 1859 [WoRMS]; Muricidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    MURICIDAE; CORALLIOPHILIDAE; CONVERGENCE; ENDEMISM; CORAL SEA

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Abstract
    Xastilia kosugei n.gen., n.sp. is described from depths of 250—300 m. on Capel Bank, a guyot in the Coral Sea, SW Pacific. The shell resembles those of the Coralliophilidae, but its radula is characteristic of the muricid subfamily Muricopsinae.

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