Limatula saturna F.R. Bernard, 1978

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/6A03A530-3F72-117C-5E78-0086BCD58521

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scientific name

Limatula saturna F.R. Bernard, 1978
status

 

Limatula saturna F.R. Bernard, 1978  Fig. 6

Examined material.

2 live specimens EA335 (1.7499°N, 79.5017°W) at 866 m (INV MOL9772).

New location.

Colombian Pacific.

Distribution.

U.S.A. to Mexico ( Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012).

Remarks.

Limatula saturna  has been documented from Alaska to northern Mexico from 20-675 m ( Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012).The Colombian specimens represent the first record for South America. Very recently (i.e., March 2018), this species has been observed in the region of Lambayeque, Peru (Valentich-Scott, pers. obs.).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Limida

Family

Limidae

Genus

Limatula