Venus (Japanese Journal of Malacology)
Online ISSN : 2432-9967
Print ISSN : 0042-3580
ISSN-L : 0042-3580
Descriptions of a New Subgenus, Fourteen New Species, and Three Substituted Names of Epitoniids from Japan (Gastropoda : Epitoniidae)
Taisei NAKAYAMA
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2000 Volume 59 Issue 4 Pages 277-292

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A single new subgenus, Perspicioscala and 14 new species, Cycloscala spinosa, Kurodacira glans, Cirsotrema (Cirsotrema) amamiense, Cirsotrema (Elegantiscala) amplsum, Gyroscala (Circuloscala) watanabei, Amaea (Narvaliscala) kushimotensis, Claviscala nodulosa, Claviscala nagaii, Claviscala subulae, Epitonium (Parviscala) tenuipicturatum, Epitonium (Perspicioscala) ossium, Epitonium (Perspicioscala) nodai, Epitonium (Perspicioscala) kiyohimae and Alora kiiensis are descrided. Three substituted names, Amaea (Narvaliscala) percancellata, Epitonium (Epitonium) profundum and Epitonium (Parviscala) graciliconfusum are proposed for subcancellata, okezoko and confusa, respectively. These species are figured and described in detail.

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