Two new species of Mitromorpha Carpenter 1865 from the western Atlantic (Conoidea: Mitromorphinae)

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CONSTANTINE MIFSUD
(2009)
Volume
40
Part
1
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99

Two new species, Mitromorpha (Mitrolumna) braziliensis sp. nov. and M. (M.) canopusensis sp. nov., are described from the western Atlantic off Brazil. These are the only species of Mitromorpha with body sculpture dominated by spiral ridges rather than with a well developed axial sculpture.

Keywords
Conoidea
Mitromorphinae
west Atlantic
Brazil
new species