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A Conchological Iconography: The Recent Volutes of New Zealand: With a Revision of the Genus Alcithoe H. & A. Adams, 1853

Flora / Fauna

Series: A Conchological Iconography Volume: 11

By: Patrice Bail(Author), Allan Limpus(Author), Yves Terryn(Illustrator), Richard C Willan(Foreword By)

73 pages, 62 plates with colour photos; b/w photos, b/w distribution maps

ConchBooks

Unbound | Dec 2005 | #163442 | ISBN: 3925919767
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NHBS Price: £85.99 $113/€96 approx

About this book

The Recent volutid fauna of New Zealand is reviewed, with an emphasis on the large genus Alcithoe H. & A. Adams, 1853. Pachymelon Marwick, 1926; Teremelon Marwick, 1926; Palomelon Finlay, 1926; Carolluta Iredale, 1937; Gilvostia Iredale, 1937 and Leporemax Iredale, 1937 are all synonymised with Alcithoe.

Within Alcithoe, 16 taxa are described at specific rank, including five new species and five new subspecies: A. albescens n. sp.; A. arabica (Gmelin, 1791); A. benthicola (Dell, 1963); A. colesae n. sp.; A. davegibbesi Hart, 1999; A. fissurata fissurata (Dell, 1963); A. fissurata elegans n. ssp.; A. fissurata crassa n. ssp.; A. flemingi Dell, 1978; A. fusus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833); A. jaculoides Powell, 1924; A. knoxi (Dell, 1956), A. larochei larochei Marwick, 1926; A. larochei tigrina n. ssp.; A. larochei ostenfeldi (Iredale, 1937); A. lutea (Watson, 1882), A. pseudolutea n. sp.; A. seelyeorum n. sp.; A. triregensis n. sp.; A. wilsonae wilsonae (Powell, 1933); A. wilsonae acuminata n. ssp.

A. hedleyi Murdoch & Suter, 1906 and A. haurakiensis Dell, 1956 are newly synonymised with A. fusus, and A. chathamensis (Dell, 1956) is newly synonymised with A. wilsonae wilsonae.


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