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Chrysomallon squamiferum Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers, 2015

PARATYPE(S)

Set of 5 specimens

MNHN-IM-2000-30072

Taxonomy

Mollusca
Gastropoda
Peltospiridae
Chrysomallon squamiferum Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers, 2015

Origin

Longqi vent field, Southwest Indian Ridge ('Tiamat Chimney')
Indien
Kiel 6000
ROV
dive142
2011-11-29
2785
37° 47' 1.7988'' S ; 49° 38' 53.9988'' E

Determination

Chen C., Linse K., Copley J.T. & Rogers A.D. PARATYPE(S)
, . - The ‘scaly-foot gastropod’: a new genus and species of hydrothermal vent-endemic gastropod (Neomphalina: Peltospiridae) from the Indian Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies
 
Citation: p. 5-10 (d.o.)