A NEW SPECIES OF GASTROPOD OF THE GENUS TROPHON MONTFORT, 1810 (MOLLUSCA :GASTROPODA : MURICIDAE) FROM SUBANTARCTIC WATERS

@inproceedings{Pastorino1999ANS,
  title={A NEW SPECIES OF GASTROPOD OF THE GENUS TROPHON MONTFORT, 1810 (MOLLUSCA :GASTROPODA : MURICIDAE) FROM SUBANTARCTIC WATERS},
  author={Guido Pastorino},
  year={1999}
}
Trophon veronicae, a new species of gastropod belonging to the subfamily Trophoninae, is described from deep waters off soutbern Chile, Argentina, and subantarctic seas. This new species is similar to T. mucrone Houart from South Brazilian waters. Trophon veronicae sp. nov. can be distinguished from T. mucrone, which is known only from the shell, by its larger size and more slender profile. In addition, the siphonal canal of T. veronicae is very long and curved. The radula and penis of T… CONTINUE READING