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Free Content Addisonia Enodis, a New Species of Addisoniidae (Mollusca, Archaeogastropoda) from the Southern Brazilian Coast

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Addisonia enodis, a new species of Addisoniidae from deep waters off Southeastern Brazil is described, the first record of this family in the South Atlantic. Shell, radula and anatomical characters were studied and compared with the other three known addisoniid species. The shell lacks well developed radial sculpture and the shell muscle scar shows anterior hooks. Mantle with two projections (left and right sides), rachidian radular tooth somewhat long; and whole gill at right side of the body, with elongated distal filaments.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 1996

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