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Helix excisa L. Pfeiffer, 1855 is a species of Hirtudiscus Hylton Scott, 1973 (Gastropoda: Scolodontidae)
 
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Malacology, Natural History Museum of Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Marijn Thomas Roosen   

Malacology, Natural History Museum of Rotterdam, Netherlands
Submission date: 2023-02-25
Final revision date: 2023-04-30
Acceptance date: 2023-05-01
Online publication date: 2023-05-24
 
 
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Helix excisa L. Pfeiffer, 1855 is moved to the genus Hirtudiscus Hylton Scott, 1973, based on conchological characteristics. This decision has implications on scolodontid taxonomy, as several major papers used Helix excisa to redefine Drepanostomella Bourguignat, 1890.
 
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