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Umbonium eloiseae (Gastropoda: Trochidae), a new trochid species from Masirah Island, Oman
Dance, S.P.; Moolenbeek, R.G.; Dekker, H. (1992). Umbonium eloiseae (Gastropoda: Trochidae), a new trochid species from Masirah Island, Oman. J. Conch., Lond. 34(4): 231-235
In: Journal of Conchology. Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland: London. ISSN 0022-0019, more
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Keywords
    Endemism; New species; Upwelling; Gastropoda [WoRMS]; Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]; Umbonium eloiseae Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker, 1992 [WoRMS]; ISW, Oman [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Dance, S.P.
  • Moolenbeek, R.G.
  • Dekker, H.

Abstract
    A new trochid species, Umbonium eloiseae, is described, collected at Masirah Island, Sulsanate of Oman. Its colour pattern varies less than that of the other Indian Ocean species, U. vestiarium and its external anatomy resembles that of the tribe Bankiviini.

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