New taxa of freshwater molluscs from Armenia (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea: Hydrobiidae)

Peter Glöer, e-mail: gloeer@malaco.de

Biodiversity Research Laboratory, Schulstraße 3, D-25491 Hetlingen, Germany

Ulrich Bößneck, e-mail: uboessneck@aol.com

Natural History Museum of Erfurt, Große Arche 14, D-99084 Erfurt, Germany

Frank Walther, e-mail: fw.walther@googlemail.com

Zoological Museum, Centre of Natural History, University of Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King Platz 3, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany

Marco Thomas Neiber, e-mail: mneiber@hotmail.de

Zoological Museum, Centre of Natural History, University of Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King Platz 3, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany
Abstract

Only two hydrobiid species were known from Armenia, Shadinia terpoghassiani (Akramowski, 1952) and Shadinia akramowskii (Zhadin, 1952). Recent investigations in Armenia revealed two new species: Shadinia bjniensis n. sp. and Nicolaia schniebsae n. gen. n. sp. Both are described here and compared with all known hydrobiids from Armenia and adjacent countries.

Key words
Gastropoda; new species; new genus; identification key
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Folia Malacologica (2016) 24: 3-8
First published on-line: 2015-12-04 00:00:00
http://dx.doi.org/10.12657/folmal.024.001
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