Ariophanta huberi Thach, 2018 is not a pulmonate, but a juvenile Pollicaria rochebruni (Mabille, 1887) (Gastropoda: Cyclophoroidea: Pupinidae)
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Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Submission date: 2017-11-06
Final revision date: 2018-11-10
Acceptance date: 2018-11-14
Publication date: 2018-12-11
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Barna Páll-Gergely   

Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Folia Malacol. 2018;26(4):267-269
Two new synonyms of the pupinid Pollicaria rochebruni (Mabille, 1887) are recognised here. Namely, Hybocystis balansai Mabille, 1889, and Ariophanta huberi Thach, 2018. The former was found in the collection of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris), and was not included in the recent revision of the genus Pollicaria, whereas the latter was described based on a single juvenile shell somewhat reminiscent of a helicarionid shell.
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