The genus Olivella Swainson, 1831 (Gastropoda: Olividae) in Argentine waters

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Auteurs:Pastorino, G.
Journal:The Nautilus
Mots-clés: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.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith