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Molluscan Research 31(2): 85-89; published 28 Jul. 2011
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A new species of Trochotaia (Caenogastropoda: Viviparidae) from Yunnan, China


1State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China, 650223.

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A new species of Viviparidae, Trochotaia pyramidella n. sp., is described from freshwater ponds in the Yousuo village of Er-Yuan County, Yunnan, southwestern China on the basis of shell, radula and anatomical characters. Trochotaia pyramidella is the first report of a species of this genus from China.

Key words: Trochotaia pyramidella, Gastropoda, Architaenioglossa, Bellamyinae, anatomy, taxonomy, freshwater

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