Second record and range extension of Ovini petalius (Caenogastropoda, Tornidae) in Bahia, Brazil
Luiz R. L. Simone¹ & Philippe Maestrati²
¹ Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
² Musèum national d’Histoire naturelle. Paris, France.
Ovini petalius Simone, 2013 was described based on a single specimen collected in São Mateus, Espírito Santo state, Brazil. It was reported as possibly the flattest coiled snail known. Surprisingly, in the drawers of the Musèum national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN, Paris), another sample, of a relatively well-preserved shell, was found, collected at low tide in 1987 in Bom Despacho Beach (Itaparica, Bahia state, Brazil; 12°54’17”S 38°38’13”W), a place about 800 km north from the type locality. (…)
Cite as: Simone L.R.L. & Maestrati P. (2016) Second record and range extension of Ovini petalius (Caenogastropoda, Tornidae) in Bahia, Brazil. Strombus 23(1–2): 6–8.
Publication date: 31 December 2016.