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Description of seven new species of Fasciolariidae from off the eastern seaboard of South Africa with notes on Granulifusus rubrolineatus (Sowerby II, 1870) (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea)
Lussi, M. (2014). Description of seven new species of Fasciolariidae from off the eastern seaboard of South Africa with notes on Granulifusus rubrolineatus (Sowerby II, 1870) (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea). Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 26(84): 3-12
In: Malacologia Mostra Mondiale. Mostra Mondiale Malacologia: Cupra Marittima. ISSN 1121-1873, more
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Keywords
    Dolicholatirus Bellardi, 1884 [WoRMS]; Dolicholatirus brevicaudatus Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Dolicholatirus mosterti Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Fasciolariidae Gray, 1853 [WoRMS]; Granulifusus Kuroda & Habe, 1954 [WoRMS]; Granulifusus rubrolineatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1870) [WoRMS]; Granulifusus westhuizeni Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Microcolus Cotton & Godfrey, 1932 [WoRMS]; Microcolus harveyorum Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Peristernia Mörch, 1852 [WoRMS]; Peristernia carlajoostae Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Peristernia malvastoma Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]; Pseudolatirus Cossmann, 1889 † [WoRMS]; Pseudolatirus aikeni Lussi, 2014 [WoRMS]
    Africa, South Africa [Marine Regions]

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  • Lussi, M.

Abstract
    To-date , 43 species (excluding subspecies) of Fasciolariidae are recorded from off South Africa. Of those, a high percentage, namely 27 are trueendemics. A further seven new species are here described, namely Dolicholatirus brevicaudatus, D. mosterti, Granulifusus westhuizeni, Microcolus harveyorum, Peristernia carlajoostae, P malvastoma and Pseudolatirus aikeni. The Granulifusus rubrolineatus complex is discussed in brief.

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