Report on the genus Tritonoturris s. l., (Gastropoda: Conoidea) from the South China Sea

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BAOQUAN LI
XINZHENG LI
RICHARD N. KILBURN
(2010)
Volume
40
Part
2
Page from
193

Three species of the genus Tritonoturris Dall 1924, s. l. (Conidae, subfamily Raphitominae) are reported from the South China Sea. These are Tritonoturris scalaris (Hinds 1843), new synonym Tritonoturris concinnus B. Li & X. Li; T. oxyclathrus (Martens 1880) (the first record since its description); T. macandrewi (E. A. Smith 1882). The holotype of Defrancia secta Sowerby 1870, is figured here for the first time. Pleurotoma oxyclathrus, Defrancia secta and Clavatula scalaris are referred to Tritonoturris for the first time.

Keywords
Tritonoturris s. 1.
Raphitominae
Conoidea
new synonymy
China.