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
Project Limestone, Rimba, Malaysia
Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum, Australia
Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Jalan Muut, Kampung Sekaan Besar, 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
Corresponding author
Junn Kitt Foon   

Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Folia Malacol. 2022;30(1):23-35
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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