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ZooKeys 377: A Nomenclator of Extant and Fossil Taxa of the Valvatidae (Gastropoda, Ectobranchia)

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Series: ZooKeys Volume: 377

By: Gerhard Haszprunar(Author)

Pensoft Publishers

Paperback | Feb 2014 | #222361 | ISBN-13: 9789546427151
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Language: English

The present catalog provides a compilation of all supra- and (infra-) specific taxa of extant and fossil Valvatidae (Ectobranchia), a group of freshwater operculate snails (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia). Taxa initially described in this family and subsequently classified in other families (in particular Hydrobiidae and Planorbidae, but among others also larval shells of trichopteran insects) as well as names due to errors or misspellings are likewise included. For each taxon the full original reference and the type locality (and type horizon in fossils) is provided. Remarks on nomenclatorical problems and possible solutions are added if necessary. As a novelty the extensive reference list is as far as possible directly linked to the internet source (digital view or pdf-download) of the respective papers to facilitate future taxonomic research.


Introduction    1
Part I: Supraspecific taxa in Valvatidae    2
General remarks    2
Part IA. Family-group level taxa    2
Part IB. Genus–level taxa    3
Part II: (Infra-) Specific names described in Valvatidae    13
General remarks    13
Acknowledgements    114
References    114
Remarks    114
Final remarks    172

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