The Genus Cuspidaria (Pelecypoda: Septibranchia: Cuspidariidae) from the Deep Sea of Campos Basin, Brazil, with Descriptions of Two New Species

@inproceedings{Absalo2011TheGC,
  title={The Genus Cuspidaria (Pelecypoda: Septibranchia: Cuspidariidae) from the Deep Sea of Campos Basin, Brazil, with Descriptions of Two New Species},
  author={R. S. Absal{\~a}o and Cl{\'e}o Dilnei De Castro Oliveira},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT A revision of the members of Cuspidaria present on the continental slope (700–2,000 m) of the Campos Basin (22°S) off southeastern Brazil was carried out. Eight taxa are recognized. Two of them were previously unknown to science and are described here: Cuspidaria tamandua, n. sp., and Cuspidaria wapixana, n. sp. Three species are recorded from Brazilian waters for the first time: Cuspidaria papyria Jeffreys, 1876, a poorly described species that is here redescribed; Cuspidaria… CONTINUE READING
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