Phialodonta, Herbert, 2020

Herbert, David G., 2020, Revision of the aperturally dentate Charopidae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora) of southern Africa - genus Afrodonta s. lat., with description of five new genera, twelve new species and one new subspecies, European Journal of Taxonomy 629, pp. 1-55 : 38

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.629

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:ECEBD539-6E3E-45BE-A0CB-264DF3270CC0

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3804756

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C78785-4629-FFE7-40BF-411F344FFACE

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Valdenar

scientific name

Phialodonta
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Key to species of Phialodonta   gen. nov.

1 Spire flat or slightly sunken ............................................................................................................... 2 – Spire elevated above level of last adult whorl ................................................................................... 3

2 Palatal region with 1–3 axially aligned pairs of rounded denticles situated approx. 0.25 whorl apart; KwaZulu-Natal ....................................................................... P. introtuberculata   gen. et comb. nov.

– Palatal region with three in-running ridge-like denticles; W. Cape ........ P. agulhasae   gen. et sp. nov.

3 Adult shell with no parietal dentition visible through aperture ......................................................... 4 – Adult shell with parietal dentition visible through aperture .............................................................. 5

4 Palatal region with two long, in-running lamellae (visible only by transparency) .............................. ................................................................................................................. P. perfida   gen. et comb. nov.

– Palatal region with three in-running lamellae (visible only by transparency) ..................................... ...................................................................................................................... P. aviana   gen. et sp. nov.

5 Palatal region with 3–4 recessed denticles, plus a narrow, in-running baso-columellar ridge .......................................................................................................... P. rivalalea   gen. et sp. nov.

– Palatal region with two pairs of close-set, spirally aligned denticles, no dentition in baso-columellar region ................................................................................................. P. atromontana   gen. et sp. nov.