Malletia goniura Dall, 1890

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/7BC6DFCB-6C36-211F-D301-5F7679C34EC3

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scientific name

Malletia goniura Dall, 1890
status

 

Malletia goniura Dall, 1890  Fig. 5

Examined material.

8 valves EA341 (2.1484°N, 78.9409°W) at 934 m (INV MOL9774), 7 live specimens EA341 at 934 m (INV MOL9775), 3 valves EA335 (1.7499°N, 79.5017°W) at 855 m (INV MOL9776), 6 live specimens EA335 at 866 m (INV MOL9777), 2 valves EA333 (1.6087°N, 79.3883°W) at 836 m (INV M9778), 4 live specimens EA333 at 836 m (INV MOL9779), 3 valves EA338 (1.9490°N, 79.0257°W) at 941 m (INV MOL9780).

New location.

Off Nariño, Colombian Pacific.

Distribution.

Panama to Peru ( Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012).

Remarks.

These specimens represent the shallowest bathymetric records so far for Malletia goniura  (836-941 m). It has previously been collected in deeper waters (1,500-3,300 m depth) ( Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Nuculanoida

Family

Malletiidae

Genus

Malletia