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Type: Artigo
Title: A New Species Of Falcidens (mollusca, Aplacophora, Caudofoveata) From The Southeastern Brazilian Coast: External Anatomy, Distribution, And Comparison With Falcidens Caudatus (heath, 1918) From The Usa
A new species of Falcidens (mollusca, aplacophora, caudofoveata) from the southeastern brazilian coast: external anatomy, distribution, and comparison with falcidens caudatus (heath, 1918) from the USA
Author: Passos, Flávio Dias
Corrêa, Paulo Vinicius Ferraz
Todt, Christiane
Abstract: Falcidens australocaudatus sp. nov. is described from the southeastern Brazilian coast, based on characters of external anatomy, including size, shape, and ornamentation of the sclerites, and on the structure of the radula. It bears a tail characteristically distinct from the trunk, a U-shaped oral shield, and the sclerites of the trunk and shank are slender, without an obvious separation between a blade and base; it differs from all other tailed species of Falcidens, which have sclerites that are flared at the base. Externally, it is very similar to F. caudatus, recorded from the northeastern coast of the USA; the sclerites of this species are illustrated here and are characterized as being larger, slightly flared, and with a different ornamentation as compared to those of the new Brazilian species. Based on the examination of a large collection, the new species can be characterized as very abundant at the southeastern Brazilian coast, with a wide bathymetric distribution, but mainly occurring in the upper continental slope. © 2016 Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Falcidens australocaudatus sp. nov. is described from the southeastern Brazilian coast, based on characters of external anatomy, including size, shape, and ornamentation of the sclerites, and on the structure of the radula. It bears a tail characteristica
Subject: Aplacophora
Molusco - Atlântico, Oceano, Costa (Brasil, Sudeste)
Molusco - Anatomia
Molusco - Classificação
Country: Alemanha
Editor: Springer
Citation: Marine Biodiversity. Springer Verlag, p. 1 - 12, 2016.
Rights: fechado
Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s12526-016-0559-1
Address: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12526-016-0559-1
Date Issue: 2018
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