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AuthorsR.G. Moolenbeek, H.J. Hoenselaar
TitleOn the identity of ‘Columbella rustica’ from West Africa and the Macaronesian islands
JournalBulletin Zoologisch Museum
Volume13
Year1991
Issue6
Pages65-70
ISSN0165-9464
AbstractDifference in protoconch structure is the reason to consider Columbella rustica (Linné, 1758) and Columbella adansoni Menke, 1853 as distinct species. C. adansoni is the East Atlantic species with a planktotrophic larval development, restricted to the Macaronesian islands. Columbella rustica is the Mediterranean and West African species with direct development.
Document typearticle
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