Cadulus eliezeri, Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva, 2006

Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva, 2006, Scaphopoda (Mollusca) from the Brazilian continental shelf and upper slope (13 º to 21 ºS) with descriptions of two new species of the genus Cadulus Philippi, 1844, Zootaxa 1267, pp. 1-47 : 35

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.173183

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DD06702D-A18D-4323-9CAE-D8F315FCCCC7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6258447

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFD8-FF9A-FF54-FD70FAA1D22E

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Plazi

scientific name

Cadulus eliezeri
status

n.sp.

Cadulus eliezeri   n.sp.

Figs. 70–71 View FIGURES 57 – 73

Type material

Holotype IBUFRJ 10810; Paratypes MNRJ 10571, sta C 76, 3 dd; MNHN, sta 25 A, 2 dd; MORG 41079, sta VV 24, 4 dd.

Type locality

Bahia, REVIZEE sta C 76, 15 º 53 ’ 49 ’’S, 38 º 31 ’05’’W, 66 m.

Distribution

Western Atlantic, Brazil: Bahia and Espírito Santo, shells from 46 to 230 m.

Etymology

Named after Eliézer de Carvalho Rios, MORG, for his extensive contribution to Brazilian malacology and his assistance in this and others projects.

Description

Shell small (to 2.1 mm long), glossy, translucent, regularly curved. Maximum diameter at center of shell. Dorsal view fusiform in shape, posterior constriction area outlined. Apex slightly protruding at ventral and dorsal ends. Apical section dorsoventrally depressed. Preapical callus thick, well defined, lumen oval dorsoventrally. Oral aperture sligthtly oblique, almost circular in section.

Remarks

Cadulus eliezeri   n.sp. differs from C. platensis (Henderson 1920)   by the absence of curvature on the dorsal side of the shell ( C. platensis   has a pronunced swelling that produce a distinct curvature on the dorsal side). Cadulus parvus   can be distinguished by the presence of four flat lobes on apex.

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Gadilida

Family

Gadilidae

Genus

Cadulus