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Yasser A, Naser M. Pupa affinis (A. Adams, 1855) (Gastropoda: Acteonidae) a newly recorded species from Iraq, with an updated checklist of the marine gastropods from the Iraqi coast. JAD 2021; 3 (2) :76-80
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1- Marine Science Centre, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq; Griffith University, School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan Queensland 4111, Australia , a.ghaziyasser@gmail.com
2- Marine Science Centre, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq
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The present study is part of an ongoing project on the mollusc diversity of Iraq. Specimens of the gastropod Pupa affinis were collected live from the intertidal zone of the northwest of the Persian Gulf, Iraq, in the Fao region. The species was identified to species level using standard taxonomic literature. It is widely distributed in the Persian Gulf; however, this study provides the first record from the Iraqi coast. Also, a checklist of the marine gastropods from the Iraqi coast is provided and now comprises 32 species belonging to 30 genera within 24 families.
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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2021/02/10 | Accepted: 2021/04/29 | Published: 2021/06/30

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