Taxonomy of Arabian Bivalves. Part 2. A new species of Semele (Bivalvia: Tellinoidea)

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H. C. G. CHESNEY
P. G. OLIVER
(1994)
Volume
35
Part
1
Page from
33

A new species of the bivalve genus Semele is described from the cold water upwelling area of the southern coast of Oman. Its close similarity to Eastern Pacific forms is further evidence of Tethyan relicts on the Oman coast.

Keywords
Taxonomy
Bivalvia
Tellinoidea
Arabian Sea.