Balashov I.A., Perkovsky E.E. 2020. An Eocene land snail Balticopta gusakovi gen.n., sp.n. (Stylommatophora: Gastrocoptidae) from Baltic amber // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.17. No.1: 18–24 [in English].

I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, B. Khmelnitsky str., 15, Kiev, 01030, Ukraine. E-mails:

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.17.1.02

ABSTRACT: We describe a monotypic genus from Priabonian (late Eocene) Baltic amber that has a moderately small (1.3x2.1 mm), ovate-conic shell with a large free aperture extended to the wall of the penultimate whorl. The parietal margin of the aperture is reflected and has a lip. The aperture is only partially visible because of dirt and an air bubble in the amber. At least one simple angular lamella is present relatively deep in the aperture.

KEY WORDS: Mollusca, Gastropoda, Pupilloidea, terrestrial molluscs, Priabonian, fossil.

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