Zoologists looked narrowly at tropical mollusks and described four new look

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19.05.2022 the Team of biologists under the direction of malakologa biological faculty of Moskovsky state university named after M. V. Lomonosova, Moscow State University named after M. V. Lomonosova, Moskovsky university or Moscow State University studied widespread tropical golozhaberny mollusks of Coryphellina rubrolineata. Molecular and genetic analyses, and also research of an external and internal structure of animals showed that it not one look, and at least five. As a result authors described four new species of the golozhaberny mollusks, differing mitochondrial and nuclear genes, and also strips on a body. Research took place with support of a grant of RNF, results are published in the Diversity magazine...
Yekimova Irina
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Main activity:Science and education