Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Publications - update 1

A new species of olivid neogastropod from West Java, Agaronia johnabbasi sp. nov., is described according to conchological characters. It is distinguished from congeners by means of its distinctive morphology and colouration.

Agaronia johnabbasi Cilia, 2012 (left specimen). For comparison - Agaronia johnkochi Voskuil, 1990 (middle specimen) and Agaronia nebulosa (Lamarck, 1811) (right specimen). All specimens are from West Java (Pangandaran Bay).

Reference:

Cilia, D. P., 2012. A new Javan species of Agaronia Gray, 1839 (Neogastropoda, Olividae). Novapex, 13 (1): 33-36.

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