|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2009|
|Keywords:||Argentina, Patagonia, Recent|
The genus Olivella is represented in Argentine waters by four species: Olivella puelcha, O. tehuelcha, O. orejasmirandai, and O. santacruzence. These species are redescribed, and type material, radulae, opercula, and penes are illustrated by SEM images. The geographic distribution of each species is provided based on field observations as well as on museum records. A synonymy for each species is presented.
The genus Olivella Swainson, 1831 (Gastropoda: Olividae) in Argentine waters