Synonymy of the Caribbean olives Ancilla (Amalda) pacei Petuch, 1987, and Amalda (Alcospira) zeigleri Ninomiya, 1987 (Gastropoda: Olividae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2001
Authors:Boyko, C. B., Cordeiro J. R.
Journal:Novapex
Volume:2
Pagination:119-121
Keywords:Caribbean, Recent
Abstract:

Two species of Caribbean deep-water olives. Ancilla (Amalda) pacei Petuch, 1987, and Amalda (Alcospira) zeigleri Ninomiya, 1987, are found to be synonymous, based on examination of type material. Evidence is presented to document the priority of Petuch’s taxon over Ninomiya’s.

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