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Treasure of Russian Shells, Supplement 3, Part 3: A Review of the Genera of the Recent Terrestrial Pectinibranch Molluscs: Littoriniformes: Liareidae, Pupinidae, Alycaeidae, Diplommatinidae, Cochlostomidae

Series: Treasure of Russian Shells Series Volume: S3/3

By: Roman V Egorov (Author)

62 pages, 80 b/w photos and b/w line drawings


Paperback | Dec 2013 | #210107
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Language: English

The present work is continuation of the Review … series, which  started in 2005. The third part of the series ends of the review of the genera of one of largest and most diversity group of terrestrial pectinibranchs belonging to the order Littoriniformes. Terrestrial representatives of the order belongs to nine families, and this part dedicated to last five families: Liareidae, Pupinidae, Diplommatinidae, Alycaeidae and Cochlostomidae. The systematics and nomenclature of these groups were revised and clarified. The type species of the genus Gyrostropha designated here and synonymized with Opisthostoma. The situation with the type species of the genus Palaina is discussed. Systematic position of some taxa are changed. The genus Notharinia placed in the genus Arinia as subgenus. Synonymy of some genera revised and corrected. In total, present work contains descriptions and illustrations (mainly the type species or their close relatives) of 76 genera and subgenera. Some illustrations of the type specimens are original. The list of cited references contains 206 titles.

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