A benthic mollusks checklist from laguna Cuyutlan, Colima, México

Vania Serrano-Pinto, Javier Caraveo-Patiño


A malacological list of Laguna Cuyutlán in the state of Colima, Mexico and its surrounding area is provided. the list includes all species collected during the spring and fall of 1986. Inside the lagoon 54 species that belong to 38 genera, 26 families, and two classes were identified. In the sea surrounding the lagoon, 70 species were found that belong to 52 genera, 32 families, and 3 classes. The maximum number of species was found in the adjacent marine zoe. In the surrounding sea, were found Gastropoda, Pelecypoda, and Scaphopoda classes. Inside the lagoon only Gastropoda and Pelecypoda classes were found.

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Benthic mollusks, Laguna Cuyutlán Colima; Marine Ecology

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