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First record and description of a new Scabrina species (Gastropoda: Cyclophoridae) from Peninsular Malaysia
 
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Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Project Limestone, Rimba, Malaysia
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Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum, Australia
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Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
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Jalan Muut, Kampung Sekaan Besar, Malaysia
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Junn Kitt Foon   

Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Submission date: 2021-10-01
Final revision date: 2022-01-21
Acceptance date: 2022-02-03
Online publication date: 2022-03-05
Publication date: 2022-03-05
 
Folia Malacol. 2022;30(1):23–35
 
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A new species Scabrina belang from the limestone hills of north-western Peninsular Malaysia is described. This operculated land snail of the family Cyclophoridae differs from its nearest congeners S. calyx and S. inglisianus in a combination of characters namely, a notched inner peristome, a wing-like extension at the outer peristome at the parieto-palatal region and a flatter shell. This is the first record of the genus Scabrina in Peninsular Malaysia, extending the known range of the genus 1,000 km southwards.
 
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