Rare, deep-water and similar: revision of Sibogasyrinx (Conoidea: Cochlespiridae)

  title={Rare, deep-water and similar: revision of Sibogasyrinx (Conoidea: Cochlespiridae)},
  author={Yuri I. Kantor and Nicolas Puillandre},
  journal={European Journal of Taxonomy},
The genus Sibogasyrinx has to date included only four species of rare deep-water Conoidea, each known from few specimens. In shell characters it strongly resembles three distantly-related genera, two of which, Comitas and Leucosyrinx, belong to a different family, the Pseudomelatomidae. A molecular phylogenetic analysis of a large amount of material of Conoidea has revealed the existence of much additional undescribed diversity within Sibogasyrinx from the central Indo-Pacific and temperate… 


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