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Peltospiridae

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  • Specimen Chrysomallon squamiferum

    Chrysomallon squamiferum C. Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers, 2015 - AphiaID 736932 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:736932) - MT.3219 - BE-RBINS-INV-TYPES-MT-3219-Chrysomallon-squamiferum - Paratype - Fam: Peltospiridae Chrysomallon squamiferum Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers, 2015 (2 paratypes in 99% ethanol) Loc: Longqi vent field, Southwest Indian Ridge, 37°47.03'S, 49°38.97'E (‘Tiamat Chimney’), 2785 m deep, RRS James Cook expedition JC67, ROV Kiel 6000 Dive 142, 29.11.2011, Leg: J.T. Copley. I.G. 32968 - Original description: Chen C., Linse K., Copley J.T. & Rogers A.D. (2015). The ‘scaly-foot gastropod': a new genus and species of hydrothermal vent-endemic gastropod (Neomphalina: Peltospiridae) from the Indian Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 81(3): 322-334., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/mollus/eyv013