A new genus for a new valvatiform hydrobiid from northwestern Spain (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae)

Hans D. Boeters, e-mail: boeters@t-online.de

Karneidstr. 8, D 81545, München, Germany

Sergio Quiñonero-Salgado

Associació Catalana de Malacologia, Museu Blau, Plaça Leonardo da Vinci 4–5, E 08019 Barcelona, Spain

Jesús Ruiz-Cobo

Associació Catalana de Malacologia, Museu Blau, Plaça Leonardo da Vinci 4–5, E 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Abstract

Based on a survey of valvatiform hydrobiids inhabiting northwestern Spain, a new genus is described, Salaeniella n. gen. As monotype of the new genus a new valvatiform species is described, Salaeniella valdaligaensis n. sp. It inhabits Cantabria. Characters of a male of the new species are given.

Key words
valvatiform hydrobiids; Hydrobiidae; Salaeniella n. gen.; S. valdaligaensis n. sp.; northwestern Spain
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Folia Malacologica (2019) 27: 101-105
First published on-line: 2019-06-12 00:00:00
https://doi.org/10.12657/folmal.027.009
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