Check List 13(6): 1125-1129, doi: 10.15560/13.6.1125
Rediscovery of Bostryx voithianus (Pfeiffer, 1847) (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) in northern Chile, with notes on the type locality
expand article infoEdmundo Martínez de los Ríos
‡ Unaffiliated, Santiago de Chile, Chile
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Bostryx voithianus (Pfeiffer, 1847) is reported, for the first time since its description, from northern Chile. In the original description, a particular type locality was not given for this species, but to it was described as collected in Chile by Thomas Bridges for the Hugh Cuming collection. Herein, the type locality is assigned to the Chilean Coastal Range between the places Cuesta La Arena (28.5721° S) and Quebrada Honda (29.5952° S), northern Chile.
Atacama; Coquimbo; land snails; Bulimulidae; arid zones; lomas formations