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AuthorH.E. Coomans
TitleThe classification of Columbella dormitor with description of a new genus Minipyrene (Mollusca, Gastropoda)
JournalBeaufortia
Volume14
Year1967
Issue168
Pages71-80
ISSN0067-4745
AbstractColumbella dormitor Sowerby, 1844, was placed by the malacologists in the genera Columbella, Pyrene, Parametaria (all Columbellidae), and in Mitromorpha (Turridae). It is a rare species, living in deeper water in the southern Caribbean. The species belongs to the Columbellidae; however, it is different from all existing genera. A new taxon is erected for the species, Minipyrene.
Document typearticle
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