A new Islamia species (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae) from Cyprus

Canella Radea, e-mail: kradea@biol.uoa.gr

Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Panepistimioupolis Ilissia, Panepistimioupolis Ilissia, 15784 Athens, Greece

Aristeidis Parmakelis, e-mail: aparmakelis@biol.uoa.gr

Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Panepistimioupolis Ilissia, Panepistimioupolis Ilissia, 15784 Athens, Greece

Simon Demetropoulos, e-mail: chelonia@logos.cy.net

Cyprus Wildlife Society, P.O. Box 24281, 1703 Lefkosia, Cyprus

Katerina Vardinoyannis, e-mail: mollusca@nhmc.uoc.gr

Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, P.O. Box 2208, 71409 Herakleio, Greece
Abstract

A new valvatiform hydrobiid, Islamia mylonas, from the Troodos Mts, Cyprus, is described. The shell characters, radula and soft parts anatomy are studied in detail and illustrated. The differences between the new species and its congeners from the Balkan Peninsula and the Mediterranean Basin are extensively discussed

Key words
Mollusca; Truncatelloidea; freshwater; spring; Troodos Mts
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Folia Malacologica (2017) 25: 231-236
First published on-line: 2017-11-20 00:00:00
https://doi.org/10.12657/folmal.025.022
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