Pteriomorphia, sp. (NHM _ 192)

Wiklund, Helena, Taylor, John D., Dahlgren, Thomas G., Todt, Christiane, Ikebe, Chiho, Rabone, Muriel & Glover, Adrian G., 2017, Abyssal fauna of the UK- 1 polymetallic nodule exploration area, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Mollusca, ZooKeys 707, pp. 1-46 : 24-25

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.707.13042

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6A0BCD99-2749-450C-874B-440D0C0A232C

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/2DE4BC60-D345-53DE-E19E-F5EDD64AD550

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scientific name

Pteriomorphia
status

 

Gadilida sp. (NHM_192)

Material examined.

NHM_192 NHMUK 20170075, collected 2013-10-13, 13.93482 -116.55018, 4082 m. http://data.nhm.ac.uk/object/fc0e3ae8-9cce-46a0-bb8b-fafe0e2cb46b

Description.

Slender, smooth, transparent, annular growth increments, maximum diameter at mouth. Voucher NHM_192, length 4 mm, maximum width 0.5 mm (Fig. 23B).

Genetic data.

GenBank NHM_192 16S-MF157459, 18S-MF157483.

Remarks.

Forms a unique monophyletic clade distinct from other AB01 specimens. No genetic matches on GenBank. Phylogenetic tree (Fig. 24) supports placement in order Gadilida with NHM_345. Genetic and image data made available for future study when better specimens available.

Ecology.

Specimen collected from an epibenthic sledge tow across region of sediment and polymetallic nodules.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Gadilida

Family

Dentaliidae