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Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni is a species of freshwater gastropod, an aquatic gastropod mollusk within the family Acochlidiidae.

Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni
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dorsal view of Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni
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A. bayerfehlmanni
Binomial name
Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni
Wawra, 1980[2]

The specific name bayerfehlmanni is in honour of Frederick Merkle Bayer and of Herman Adair Fehlmann, who made the research of Acochlidium on Palau.[2] Type specimen are stored in Natural History Museum, Vienna and in Natural History Museum of Basel.[2]

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Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni has no shell. The body length is 25 mm.[2] It has two pairs of tentacles.[2]

It is a hermaphrodite.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schrödl M. & Neusser T. P. (2010). "Towards a phylogeny and evolution of Acochlidia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 124-154. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00544.x.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Wawra E. (1980). "Acochlidium bayerfehlmanni spec. nov., (Gastropoda : Opishobranchia : Acochlidiacea) from Palau Islands". The Veliger 22(3): 215-218.

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