Umbonium eloiseae (Gastropoda: Trochidae), a new trochid species from Masirah Island, Oman*

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S. P. DANCE
R. G. MOOLENBEEK
H. DEKKER
(1992)
Volume
34
Part
4
Page from
231

A new trochid species, Umbonium eloiseae, is described, collected at Masirah Island, Sulsanate of Oman. Its colour pattern varies less than that of the other Indian Ocean species, U. vestiarium and its external anatomy resembles that of the tribe Bankiviini.

Keywords
Gastropoda
Trochidae
Umbonium
Oman
endemism
upwelling