First British record of the shipworm Uperotus (Bivalvia: Teredinidae) from driftwood on the Llyn Peninsula, Wales

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P. GRAHAM OLIVER
HARRIET WOOD
ANNA M. HOLMES
(2009)
Volume
39
Part
6
Page from
681

The shipworm genus Uperotus is recorded for the first time from British shores. The name U. lieberkindi (Roch, 1931) is adopted rather than U. panamensis (Bartsch, 1922). The pallets and shell are illustrated.

Keywords
Uperotus lieberkindi
new record
British Isles