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Marine research by Naturalis and partners

Jaaziel Garcia-Hernandez and Simone Montano

13 new small marginelliform seashell species on Aruba and Curaçao

Sytske de Waart - 01 March 2019
Gibberula celerae in the molluscs collection (IM) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris)
/ Foto:
Manuel CABALLER (CC-BY-4.0)

During three weeks in December 2018 of intertidal sampling on Curaçao and Aruba, and two dives to 300 meters with the sub marine "Curasub", 13 new marginelliform species were found and described. 2 of the Gibberula-family, 3 of the Persicula-family and 8 of the Volvarina-family.

 

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Cossignani & Lorenz, 2019. Tredici nuve marginelle da Aruba e Curaçao. Malacologia Mostra Mondiale. 103: 10-21