2011
DOI: 10.1590/s1984-46702011000600016
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Abstract: The taxonomy of the species of Metaxia Monterosato, 1884 from Brazil is revised. Previously to this study, only Metaxia excelsa Faber & Moolenbeek, 1991 was known to occur in this country, under its older name Metaxia exilis (C.B. Adams, 1850). The review of a large amount of shells in malacological collections in Brazil revealed the occurrence of three known additional species: Metaxia taeniolata (Dall, 1889); Metaxia rugulosa (C.B. Adams, 1850); Metaxia prompta Rolán & Fernández-Garcés, 2008, all previously … Show more

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“…Pimenta et al 2004a), several taxa remain poorly known, and the revision of genera usually gives rise to the discover of new records and/or new species (e.g. Fernandes and Pimenta 2011). This is especially true to the marine micromollusks, as discussed by Pimenta and Geiger (2015).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Pimenta et al 2004a), several taxa remain poorly known, and the revision of genera usually gives rise to the discover of new records and/or new species (e.g. Fernandes and Pimenta 2011). This is especially true to the marine micromollusks, as discussed by Pimenta and Geiger (2015).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…There are often 3-4 spiral nodulated cords on each whorl. The shell is sinistral, except for those of the genus Metaxia Monterosato, 1884 [Fernandes, Pimenta, 2011].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%