A new species of Truncatellina (Gastropoda:Vertiginidae) from Mount Kenya and new distributional records of Truncatellina ninagongonis (Pilsbry) from East Africa

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P. TATTERSFIELD
(1995)
Volume
35
Part
3
Page from
243

Truncatellina arboricola is described as a new species from high altitude forest on the east side of Mount Kenya, Kenya, East Africa. Records of Truncatellina ninagangonis (Pilsbry) from western Kenya represent an extension in the known range of this species, being the first from East Africa.

Keywords
Vertiginidae
Truncatellina
Kenya
Africa