Check List 11(1): e19094, doi: 10.15560/11.1.1496
First record of occurrence of Epiphragmophora estella (d’Orbigny, 1837) (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Stylommatophora) in Argentina
expand article infoMaria Gabriela Cuezzo
‡ Instituto de Biodiversidad Neotropical Universidad Nacional de Tucuman-Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnocas (CONICET), Argentina
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This is the first record of Epiphragmophora estella in Argentina, a species traditionally of Bolivian distribution. Specimens were found during several field trips conducted in the northern patch of the Southern Andean Yungas forest of Salta province. Morphometrics and qualitative shell characters are described in order to validate the taxonomic identification. Current species distribution is also reported.
Gastropoda; Helicoidea; Epiphragmophoridae; Yungas; Bolivia