Diplommatina silvicola Godwin-Austen, 1886,

Budha, Prem B., Naggs, Fred & Backeljau, Thierry, 2017, The genus Diplommatina Benson, 1849 (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Diplommatinidae) in Nepal, with the description of seven new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 337, pp. 1-30: 20-22

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.337

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2669CB69-5064-4B5D-AC25-856680E3B9AA

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3850712

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6CF41-FFF7-FFFE-FDA9-43A1D1E3FDA6

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Carolina

scientific name

Diplommatina silvicola Godwin-Austen, 1886
status

 

Diplommatina silvicola Godwin-Austen, 1886 

Figs 8AView Fig, 9MView Fig

Diplommatina (Diplommatina) silvicola Godwin-Austen, 1886: 178  .

Diplommatina (Diplommatina) silvicola  – Gude 1921: 335. — Ramakrishna et al. 2010: 92. — Budha et al. 2015: 7.

Diagnosis

Measurements (n = 7): SH 2.3–2.5 mm, SW 1.2–1.3 mm, Wh 6.0–6.5. Dextral, penultimate and body whorls nearly equal in width, constriction at the middle of the parietal lip above the aperture ( Fig. 9MView Fig). One long parietalis ( Fig. 8AView Fig 3View Fig). One vertical palatalis. Horizontal palatalis absent ( Fig. 9MView Fig). Columellaris prominent. Columellar tooth distinct. Protoconch smooth, Wh 1.5, with minute pits, radial ribs absent ( Fig. 8AView Fig 1View Fig). Teleoconch with strong, widely spaced radial ribs, about 4–6 ribs/ 0.5 mm on the penultimate whorl; 5–7 ribs/ 0.5 mm on the body whorl towards the aperture ( Fig. 8AView Fig 2View Fig, A 4View Fig). Spiral striation distinct. Umbilicus closed. Aperture circular. Peristome usually simple, but with two lips in some adult shells; inner lip very thick and elevated. Columellar margin of the peristome straight. Parietal wall of aperture not extending to the body whorl.

Material examined

Possible syntype

INDIA: 1 shell, [ D. silvicola Godwin-Austen 1886 Jatinga Valley, N. Cachar  , India. W.F. Webb, ex. coll. Godwin-Austen 06.07.1928] ( RBINS 525561, MT 1104).

Other material examined

NEPAL: 11 shells, Panitanki, Balaju, Kathmandu at the base of a sandstone hill, Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park, 1356 m, 27.736501 N, 85.298484 E, 14 Apr. 2008, P.B. Budha leg. ( CDZMTU 050); 2 shells, Raniban, Balaju, Kathmandu, 1780–1820 m, 27.745997 N, 85.287240 E, 4 Jan. 2009, Srijanal Khanal leg. ( CDZMTU 050b).

Remarks

Diplommatina silvicola  is a very distinct species due to its ovate and transparent shell.

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Architaenioglossa

Family

Diplommatinidae

Genus

Diplommatina

Loc

Diplommatina silvicola Godwin-Austen, 1886

Budha, Prem B., Naggs, Fred & Backeljau, Thierry 2017
2017
Loc

Diplommatina (Diplommatina) silvicola

Budha P. B. & Naggs F. & Backeljau T. 2015: 7
Ramakrishna & Mitra S. C. & Dey A. 2010: 92
Gude G. K. 1921: 335
1921
Loc

Diplommatina (Diplommatina) silvicola

Godwin-Austen H. H. 1886: 178
1886