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Three new vermetid gastropod species from Guam

  title={Three new vermetid gastropod species from Guam},
  author={Walter C. Kelly},
Three new species from the gastropod family Vermetidae are described. Serpulorbis hadfieldi n. sp has two distinct color forms, dark brown and tannish-white. The average feeding tube diameter is about 4.2 mm. This species form colonies of up to five adults or occurs singly in the moat area of the reef flat. S. hadfieldi is only found on the central east coast of Guam. The second species, Petaloconchus apakadikike n. sp., is white in color, with a feeding tube ranging from about 1.5 to 2.5 mm in… 

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