The genus Crassispira (Gastropoda, Turridae) in West Africa

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FRANCISCO FERNANDES
EMILIO ROLÁN
JORGE OTERO-SCHMITT
(1996)
Volume
35
Part
4
Page from
283

The species of the genus Crassipira of West Africa were studied mainly on the basis of the characteristics of the shell and the radular tooth. Ten species are studied, five of these are new and one is doubtful. A neotype for C. callosa is designated, and also the type localities for C. consociata and C. carbonaria are defined.

Resumen: Se estudian las especies oesteafricanas del género Crassispira principalmente en base a las caracteristicas de la concha y del diente radular. De un total de 10 especies estudiadas, 5 son descritas como nuevas, y otra más es dudosa. Se designa un neotipo para C. callosa y también se definen las localidades típicas para C. consociata y C. carbonaria.

Keywords
Turridae
Crassispira
West Africa
new species.