Contributions to Zoology, 78 (3) – 2009

Southeast Asia as the birthplace of unusual traits: the Melongenidae (Gastropoda) of northwest Borneo

Geerat J. Vermeij1,2,4, Han Raven3,5

1.  Department of Geology, University of California, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A.

2.  National Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands

3.  Roelofsstraat 12, 2596 VN Den Haag, The Netherlands

4.  gjvermeij@ucdavis.edu

5.  Han.Raven@shell.com

Keywords: Gastropoda, Melongenidae, Mollusca, molluscs