Cuspidaria panamensis Dall, 1908

Suarez-Mozo, Nancy Yolimar, Gracia, Adriana & Valentich-Scott, Paul, 2018, A new species of Malletia (Bivalvia, Malletiidae) and new records of deep-water bivalves from Pacific Southern Colombia, ZooKeys 762, pp. 13-31: 13

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.762.20335

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:440ED53B-6734-4A55-85AF-9E4CF2ADD89F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/56450D09-5B82-1479-CCE6-B7535B339AC6

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scientific name

Cuspidaria panamensis Dall, 1908
status

 

Cuspidaria panamensis Dall, 1908  Fig. 10

Examined material.

1 valve EA332 (1.6677°N, 79.1826°W) at 730 m (INV MOL9764), 7 valves EA345 (2.5557°N, 79.0476°W) at 668 m (INV MOL9765), 1 live specimen EA345 at 668 m (INV MOL9766), 4 live specimens A336 (1.9045°N, 79.3030°W) at 612 m (INV MOL9767).

New location.

Off Nariño, Colombian Pacific.

Distribution.

Panama (Coan & Valentich-Scott 2012).

Remarks.

Cuspidaria panamensis  was previously known only been known from the type locality in the Gulf of Panama ( Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012). Our records extend the distribution over 600 km to the south. Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012) indicate a maximum size of 41 mm for Cuspidaria panamensis  . However, our material from station EA345 increases the maximum length to 44.2 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Myoida

Family

Cuspidariidae

Genus

Cuspidaria