Fustiaria mariae, Scarabino, 2008

Scarabino, Victor, 2008, New species and new records of scaphopods from New Caledonia, Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 196, pp. 215-268 : 234-235

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978-2-85653-614-8

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scientific name

Fustiaria mariae
status

n. sp.

Fustiaria mariae n. sp.

Fig. 1p

Pseudantalis tenuifissum - Boissevain 1906: 59, non P. tenuifissum Monterosato, 1875 .

Dentalium (Pseudantalis) caesura - Scarabino 1995: 279 (as Fustiaria caesura ), non D. caesura Colman, 1958: 145 , fig. 11.

TYPE MATERIAL. — Holotype (dd) MNHN 20094 View Materials and 9 paratypes (2 lv, 7 dd) MNHN 20095-20098 View Materials .

TYPE LOCALITY. — New Caledonia, Passe du Solitaire, 21°45’S, 166°37’E, 220-234 m [BATHUS 4: stn DW 953] GoogleMaps .

NEW MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Philippines. MUSORSTOM MUSORSTOM 3: stn CP 143, 11°29’ N, 124°11’ E, 205-214 m, 2: stn DR 34, 13°28’ N, 121°12’ E, 155-167 m, 2 lv GoogleMaps . — 1 dd. [as F. caesura ( Colman, 1958) : Scarabino 1995].

New Caledonia proper. BATHUS 4: stn DW 953, Passe du So- 295-334 m, 1 lv (paratype MNHN 20097); stn DW 976, litaire, 21°45’S, 166°37’E, 220-234 m, 4 dd (holotype MNHN 19°25’S, 169°27’E, 160-182 m, 1 lv, 2 dd (3 paratypes MNHN 20094 and 2 paratypes MNHN 20095); stn DW 955, 21°46’S, 20098); stn CP 1102, 15°04’S, 167°09’E, 208-210 m, 2 dd; 166°37’E, 242-250 m, 4 dd (3 paratypes MNHN 20096). stn DW 1048, 16°40’S, 168°04’E, 450-489 m, 2 dd.

Vanuatu. MUSORSTOM 8: stn DW 967, 20°19’S, 169°53’E,

DISTRIBUTION. — Global distribution: Philippines, live in 155-167 m, Indonesia, New Caledonia to Vanuatu, live in 160-334 m (this paper), shells in 45 m ( Boissevain 1906) to 489 m (this paper). Distribution in the New Caledonian region: New Caledonia, shells in 220-250 m; Vanuatu, live in 160-334 m, shells to 489 m.

DESCRIPTION. — Shell up to 39.2 mm long, fragile, glossy, fresh shells translucent cream on anterior 2/3 to orange on posterior 1/3. Rapidly tapering to apex and well curved. Sculptured with fine growth lines only, dense and regularly spaced on apical portion. Apex with small callus projecting further on dorsal side than on ventral side, and short straight slit. Shell section circular throughout. Peristome slightly oblique, fragile.

Measurements of holotype: L 39.2, W 3.3, w 0.5, arc 2.5.

REMARKS. — Fustiaria mariae is similar to F. ceasura but the latter is smaller, less tapering and, more coloured.

ETYMOLOGY. — Named after Maria Boissevain for her pioneering work on Indonesian scaphopods.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Dentaliida

Family

Fustiariidae

Genus

Fustiaria

Loc

Fustiaria mariae

Scarabino, Victor 2008
2008
Loc

Dentalium (Pseudantalis) caesura

COLMAN P. 1958: 145
1958
Loc

Pseudantalis tenuifissum

BOISSEVAIN M. 1906: 59
1906