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Molluscan Research 30(2): 109-112; published 30 Jul. 2010
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A new Connexiscala (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae) from the bathyal zone of the Gulf of Aden


Dipartimento di Biologia evoluzionistica sperimentale, Museo di Zoologia, via Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy.



A bathyal species of Epitoniidae, Epitonium (Connexiscala) smriglioi n. sp., is described from the Gulf of Aden and the type species of the subgenus is figured.

Key words: Caenogastropoda, new species, deep-sea, taxonomy, type specimen.

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