Turbo jonathani, a new turbinid species from the southern coast of Oman (Gastropoda: Turbinidae)*

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H. DEKKER
R. G. MOOLENBEEK
S. P. DANCE
(1992)
Volume
34
Part
4
Page from
225

A new species, Turbo jonathani, is described from shallow water off the Dhofar coast of southern Oman. It is compared with several other Turbo species, including the Panamic T.fluctuosus Wood, 1828, which resembles it in ornament and colour pattern and has a rather similar radula. The operculum of T. jonathani is quite distinct.

Keywords
Gastropoda
Turbinidae
Oman
upwelling
endemism