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Porosalvania hydrobiaeformis Gofas, 2007

345727  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:345727)

accepted
Species
marine
Gofas S. (2007). Rissoidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from northeast Atlantic seamounts. <i>Journal of Natural History 41(13–16)</i>: 779–885
page(s): 863-865 [details]   
Note Atlantis seamount (34°22.4'N, 30°27.8'W,...  
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Type locality Atlantis seamount (34°22.4'N, 30°27.8'W, 1340 m). [details]
Distribution Hyères, moderately common at 845 m; Atlantis, Plato and Tyro, common in 890-1500 m.  
Distribution Hyères, moderately common at 845 m; Atlantis, Plato and Tyro, common in 890-1500 m. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Porosalvania hydrobiaeformis Gofas, 2007. Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=345727 on 2019-09-23
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original description Gofas S. (2007). Rissoidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from northeast Atlantic seamounts. <i>Journal of Natural History 41(13–16)</i>: 779–885
page(s): 863-865 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Biology Type of larval development: direct (non planktotrophic) denoted by paucispiral protoconch. [details]

Diagnosis Shell 1.9 to 2.8 mm high, with protoconch of 1.25 whorls and teleoconch of three to four convex whorls forming a high spire. Protoconch smooth, teleoconch apparently smooth but with characteristic “Porosalvania” microsculpture consisting of minute (ca. 0.5 µm) pits loosely arranged spirally, visible only under high magnification of scanning electron microscope. Abapical area with three to four very flattened, very faintly marked spiral cords. Outer lip with a thin edge, distinctly thickened externally by a rim at a distance of the edge, smooth and not thickened inside. Shell white, translucent. [details]

Distribution Hyères, moderately common at 845 m; Atlantis, Plato and Tyro, common in 890-1500 m. [details]

Type locality Atlantis seamount (34°22.4'N, 30°27.8'W, 1340 m). [details]
 


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