Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

A new species of Anna (Mollusca: Neogastropoda: Buccinidae) from Brazil

Coltro, JoséPaula S. Dornellas, Ana

Anna capixaba, a new species found in depths of 45-60 m off the coast of the state of Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil, is herein described. The new species is mainly characterized by a teleoconch of 4.5 whorls, weakly demarcated from the protoconch; sculptured by rounded, prominent, narrowly-separated, spiral threads; outer lip with 5-6 teeth, posterior tooth stronger; columella with two plicae, smooth.

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