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Sur quelques Volvarina (Marginellidae) de l'Ocean Indien occidental
Boyer, F. (2015). Sur quelques Volvarina (Marginellidae) de l'Ocean Indien occidental. Xenophora taxonomy 6: 19-31
In: Xenophora taxonomy. Association Française de Conchyliologie - Xenophora: Paris. ISSN 2271-0906, more
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Keywords
    Taxa > Species > New taxa > New species
    Volvarina Hinds, 1844 [WoRMS]; Volvarina arabica Boyer, 2015 [WoRMS]; Volvarina dhofarensis Boyer, 2015 [WoRMS]; Volvarina kilwaensis Boyer, 2015 [WoRMS]; Volvarina somalica Boyer, 2015 [WoRMS]

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  • Boyer, F.

Abstract
    Three species of Volvarina constituing a poorly differentiated group of forms within Western Indian Ocean, namely V. micans (Petit, 1851), V. obscura (Reeve, 1865) and V.compressa (Reeve, 1865), are revised and compared with a set of similar forms from the same area, such as V. fortunata Clover & Macca, 1990, V. fulgida (Lussi & Smith, 1999) and V. dinisioi (Cossignani, 2006), together with four new species from the same region: V. kilwaensis sp. nov., V. arabica sp. nov., V. dhofarensis sp. nov. and V. somalica sp. nov. The wholeset constituted by these various species must be considered provisionally as polyphyletic.

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