Two new species of Tornidae (Caenogastropoda, Rissooidea) from Espírito Santo, Brazil

3Citations
Citations of this article
19Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

Two new species of shallow water Tornidae are found in Espírito Santo state, Brazil, formally described herein. They belong to a complex group of tiny gastropods, in such the taxonomy is very confused. Cyclostremiscus mohicanus sp. n. is characterized by three well-developed spiral, equidistant carinas, working as base of three series of tall, aligned periostracal rods. Episcinia itanhuna sp. n. has as single sculpture a series of pustules in periphery, but the periostracum bears three series of peripheral fringes with irregular rods. The new species are compared with the allies, showing a close relation with Caribbean fauna, but possessing worthy differences. These similarities have raised misidentifications. © Luiz Ricardo L. Simone.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Simone, L. R. L. (2012). Two new species of Tornidae (Caenogastropoda, Rissooidea) from Espírito Santo, Brazil. ZooKeys, 238, 77–85. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.238.3884

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free