Cryptoconchus oliveri, Schwabe, 2004

Schwabe, Enrico, 2004, The Polyplacophora (Mollusca) collected during the First International Marine Biodiversity Workshop for Rodrigues (western Indian Ocean), with the description of a new species, Journal of Natural History 38 (23), pp. 3143-3173: 3164-3165

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930410001695114

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B187BA-FFA7-D627-FE05-FF464711F913

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Felipe

scientific name

Cryptoconchus oliveri
status

n. sp.

Cryptoconchus oliveri   n. sp.

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Cryptoconchus porosus: Leloup, 1981a: 21   [non (de Blainville MS, Burrow, 1815)]. Cryptoconchus burrowi: Kaas, 1985a: 331   ; 1986: 20 [non ( Nierstrasz, 1905)].

Material examined. 2 spms, ca 9.6 6 4.9 mm (curled) (pd), 8.4 6 5 mm: RDS

35, Grande Baie, 19 ‡ 39.047 ’ S, 63 ‡ 26.381 ’ E, 21.5 m, coral rubble, leg. N. Bruce.

The larger disarticulated specimen becomes the holotype, which is deposited in NMGW ( NMW.Z.2001.061.00001), the other, selected as paratype, is deposited in the author’s collection (ES coll. 235). In addition, material from the MNHN, cited  

by Kaas (1986) gets paratype status. The specimens are preserved in ethanol and measure 8.4 6 2.4 mm ( Mayotte: récif M’sanga Tsohole St. 66, 5 m; 12 ‡ 41.8 ’ S 44 ‡ 58.7 ’ E; leg. P. Bouchet, 29 March 1977) (16 ctenidia on both sides of the foot) and 15.6 6 6 mm   .

NMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Polyplacophora

Order

Chitonida

Family

Acanthochitonidae

Genus

Cryptoconchus

Loc

Cryptoconchus oliveri

Schwabe, Enrico 2004
2004
Loc

Cryptoconchus porosus:

KAAS, P. 1986: 20
KAAS, P. 1985: 331
LELOUP, E. 1981: 21
1981