Three new synonyms among Chinese camaenid snails (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Camaenidae)

Guoyi Zhang, e-mail:

Shandong Normal University, No. 88 East Wenhua Road, 250014 Jinan, China

Three new synonyms are recognised among recently described camaenid taxa from China. Two subspecies of the newly described Bradybaena changchunensis Sun, Zeng et He, 2017 are to be referred to B. virgo (Pilsbry, 1927), and the newly described Nesiohelix meiqiui Ge et He, 2017 is referred to Aegistohadra delavayana (Heude, 1885). Differences in the method of whorl counting are a major cause of this confusion. A further confusion over B. virgo was also revealed by this study.

Key words
synonymy; taxonomy; Camaenidae; China; land snail

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Folia Malacologica (2019) 27: 75-77
First published on-line: 2019-03-19 00:00:00
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