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A new species and new genus of Clausiliidae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora) from south-eastern Hubei, China
 
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School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, China
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College of Horticulture & Forestry Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
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Zhe-Yu Chen   

School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, China
Submission date: 2021-01-13
Final revision date: 2021-03-03
Acceptance date: 2021-03-08
Online publication date: 2021-03-19
Publication date: 2021-03-25
 
Folia Malacol. 2021;29(1):38–42
 
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A new clausiliid species, in a newly proposed genus, Probosciphaedusa mulini gen. et sp. nov. is described from south-eastern Hubei, China. The new taxon is characterised by having thick and cylindrical apical whorls, a strongly expanded lamella inferior and a lamella subcolumellaris that together form a tubular structure at the base of the peristome, and a dorsal lunella connected to both the upper and the lower palatal plicae. Illustrations of the new species are provided.
 
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