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The Cerithiopsidae (Caenogastropoda: Triphoroidea) of South Madagascar (Indian Ocean)
Cecalupo, A.; Perugia, I. (2014). The Cerithiopsidae (Caenogastropoda: Triphoroidea) of South Madagascar (Indian Ocean). Boll. Malacologico 50: 75-126
In: Bollettino Malacologico. Unione Malacologica Italiana: Milano. ISSN 0394-7149, more
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Keywords
    Madagascar
    Systematics
    Taxa > Species > New taxa > New species
    Cerithiopsidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 [WoRMS]; Triphoroidea Gray, 1847 [WoRMS]
    Marine

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  • Cecalupo, A.
  • Perugia, I.

Abstract
    This paper on the malacological fauna of South Madagascar, collected during the Atimo Vatae Expedition in 2010 (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris), reports 70 species of the family Cerithiopsidae: ofthese, 39 are described as new species, whereas the range of distribution is extended for the remaining 31 species. In total, 12 genera of Cerithiopsidae are recorded: Cerithiopsidella, Clathropsis, Granulopsis,Horologica, Joculator, Marshallopsis, Ondulopsis, Prolixodens, Seila, Synthopsis, Specula, Tuberdiopsis and, pending further data, 1 genus of Newtoniellidae, Cerithiella.

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