A new species of Aegista (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Camaenidae) from the Chugoku District, western Honshu, Japan

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Abstract

Aegista hiroshifukudai n. sp. from Yamaguchi Prefecture, the Chugoku District, western Honshu, Japan is described. The new species is assigned to Aegista Albers, 1850 based on its morphology and molecular phylogeny. Aegista hiroshifukudai n. sp. is phylogenetically distinct from all other closely related species and the shell has a relatively taller spire. http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B0D76861-D9E7-40DB-B1C4-D604D6090569

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)128-138
Number of pages11
JournalMolluscan Research
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Apr 3

Keywords

  • Bradybaenidae
  • Pulmonata
  • Trishoplita
  • anatomy
  • molecular phylogeny
  • taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics

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