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Three New Records of Gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Nansha Islands, China
Chen, ZY; Shi, W; Gong, L;
AbstractThe Nansha Islands, China, have extremely high marine biodiversity and hundreds of mollusks have been reported there. Benthos resources investigations of the intertidal and subtidal zone around the Nansha Islands have been continuously performed for decades, and recently, dozens of new species and new records of mollusks have been reported from this area. This paper dealt with three new record species of the Gastropoda from Chinese waters: Cerithium salebrosum Sowerby II, 1855, Vexillum militare (Reeve, 1845) and Vexillum bizonale (Dautzenberg et Bouge, 1923), respectively belonging to three families: Cerithiidae Fleming, 1822, and Costellariidae MacDonald, 1860. All specimens were collected from the Nansha Islands during the benthos resources investigations on the intertidal zone of islands and reefs in the South China Sea in recent years. Diagnosis and geographic descriptions of both genus and species, illustrations of each species were given in this contribution, and discussion of taxonomy, identification features and faunal characteristics were presented. All examined specimens were deposited in the Marine Biodiversity Collections of South China Sea, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Department[Chen, Zhiyun; Shi, Wei; Gong, Li] Chinese Acad Sci, Marine Biodivers Collect South China Sea, Key Lab Trop Marine Bioresources & Biol, South China Sea Inst Oceanol, Guangzhou 510301, Guangdong, Peoples R China
Subject AreaOceanography
WOS KeywordGastropoda ; Cerithium salebrosum ; Vexillum militare ; Vexillum bizonale ; new records ; Nansha Islands
Funding ProjectLMB
Document Type期刊论文
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Chen, ZY,Shi, W,Gong, L,et al. Three New Records of Gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Nansha Islands, China[J]. JOURNAL OF OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA,2018,17(2):433-436.
APA Chen, ZY,Shi, W,Gong, L,& New Records of Gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Nansha Islands, China.JOURNAL OF OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA,17(2),433-436.
MLA Chen, ZY,et al."Three New Records of Gastropoda (Mollusca) from the Nansha Islands, China".JOURNAL OF OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA 17.2(2018):433-436.
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