A REVIEW OF EUROPEAN 'MYSELLA' SPECIES (BIVALVIA, MONTACUTIDAE), WITH DESCRIPTION OF KURTIELLA NEW GENUS

@inproceedings{Gofas2008ARO,
  title={A REVIEW OF EUROPEAN 'MYSELLA' SPECIES (BIVALVIA, MONTACUTIDAE), WITH DESCRIPTION OF KURTIELLA NEW GENUS},
  author={Serge Gofas and Carmen Salas},
  year={2008}
}
The type species of the genera Mysella Angas, 1877, Rochefortia Velain, 1878, Rochefortula Finlay, 1927 and Altenaeum Spaink, 1972 are illustrated and discussed. A new genus Kurtiella is introduced for 'Mysella' bidentata (Montagu, 1803) and other European species currently placed in Mysella. These species display a unique diagnostic character state in having the cardinal platform deeply receding to house the internal ligament, along with an array of more general montacutid traits. At the… CONTINUE READING