Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

A new species of Acteon (Opisthobranchia: Acteonidae) from Northeast Brazil

Magenta Cunha, Carlo

A new species of Acteon Montfort 1810, Acteon mirim sp. nov., from Canopus Bank, state of Ceará, Brazil is described based on shell morphology. The new species is compared with other species of the genus reported from Brazil. It differs from other Brazilian species in having a whitish color with dark orange-brown spiral bands and a shell surface covered with small spiral grooves, regularly rectangular.

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