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Biodiversity quadrupled — Revision of Easter Island and Salas y Gómez Bivalves


Raines, Bret; Huber, Markus (2012). Biodiversity quadrupled — Revision of Easter Island and Salas y Gómez Bivalves. Auckland, New Zealand: Magnolia Press.

Abstract

Seventy-one bivalve species, including fifteen new species living in the waters of Easter and Salas y Gómez Islands are herein described: Nuculana (s.l.) anakena sp. nov., Lasaea eastera sp. nov., Borniola pasca sp. nov., Hyalokellia tahaia sp. nov., Tellimya pauciradiata sp. nov., Tellimya tahaia sp. nov., Thecodonta rainesi sp. nov., Acrosterigma triangulare sp. nov., Herouvalia rapanui sp. nov., Moerella laperousea sp. nov., Abranda lamprelli sp. nov., Timoclea keegani sp. nov., Hyphantosoma crassum sp. nov., Hyphantosoma tenue sp. nov. and Austroneaera eastera sp. nov. Illustrated for the first time is the type material of Tindaria salaria Dall, 1908. Results of this study also revise previously accepted levels of endemicity as well as species affiliation with other biogeographical areas.

Abstract

Seventy-one bivalve species, including fifteen new species living in the waters of Easter and Salas y Gómez Islands are herein described: Nuculana (s.l.) anakena sp. nov., Lasaea eastera sp. nov., Borniola pasca sp. nov., Hyalokellia tahaia sp. nov., Tellimya pauciradiata sp. nov., Tellimya tahaia sp. nov., Thecodonta rainesi sp. nov., Acrosterigma triangulare sp. nov., Herouvalia rapanui sp. nov., Moerella laperousea sp. nov., Abranda lamprelli sp. nov., Timoclea keegani sp. nov., Hyphantosoma crassum sp. nov., Hyphantosoma tenue sp. nov. and Austroneaera eastera sp. nov. Illustrated for the first time is the type material of Tindaria salaria Dall, 1908. Results of this study also revise previously accepted levels of endemicity as well as species affiliation with other biogeographical areas.

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Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
590 Animals (Zoology)
Language:English
Date:2012
Deposited On:11 Apr 2012 07:25
Last Modified:25 Sep 2017 08:46
Publisher:Magnolia Press
Series Name:Zootaxa
Volume:3217
ISBN:978-1-86977-862-0
Official URL:http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2012/3217.html

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