A new genus and species of freshwater pulmonate (Planorbidae) from Kenya

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D.S. BROWN
B. VERDCOURT
(1998)
Volume
36
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2
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The shell and radula are described of Theratodocion kibokoense n. gen., n. sp. (Gastropoda, Pulmonata; family Planorbidae) from eastern Kenya. The new taxon is distinguished from all species of Planorbidae known from Africa and worldwide by its pseudodextral high-spired and nodular shell.

Keywords
Freshwater snail
New Species
New Genus
Planorbidae
Kenya.
Africa