Research Publications of James McLean


 McLean, J.H (2012) New species and genera of colloniids from Indo-Pacific coral reefs, with the definition of a new subfamily Liotipomatinae n. subfam. (Turbinoidea, Colloniidae). Zoosystema 34(2): 343-376, figs. 1-15.

 McLean, J.H. (2012) Detrital feeding in Xeniostoma inexpectans, new genus, new species, and a new subfamily Xeniostomatinae of Calliostomatidae (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda), hosted by hexactinellid sponges of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. The Nautilus 126(3): 89-97, figs. 1-18.


 McLean, J.H. (2011) Reinstatement of the fissurellid subfamily Hemitominae, with the description of new genera, and proposed evolutionary lineage, based on morphological characters of shell and radule (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda). Malacologia 54(1-2): 407-427, figs. 1-30.


 Geiger, D.L. and J.H. McLean (2010) New species and records of Scissurellidae and Anatomidae from the Americas (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda). Zootaxa 2356: 1–35, 1–24.


 McLean, J.H. (2008) Three new species of the family Neolepetopsidae (Patellogastropoda) from hydrothermal vents and whale falls in the northeastern Pacific. Journal of Shellfish Research 27(1): 15-20, figs. 1-3.


 McLean, J.H. and S. Kiel (2007) Cretaceous and living Colloniidae of the redefined subfamily Petropomatinae, with two new genera and one new species, with notes on opercular evolution in turbinoideans, and the fossil record of Liotiidae (Vetigastropoda:Turbinoidea). Palaontologische Zeitschrift 81(3): 254-266, figs. 1-8.

 McLean, J.H. (2007) Review of Marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and adjacent countries: An illustrated catalog by Yu. I. Kantor & A.V. Sysoev. The Festivus 49(3): 212-213.


 McLean, J.H. (2006) Hypothesis for the recognition of Nucella analoga (Forbes, 1852) in the northeast Pacific. The Festivus 38(2): 17-21, figs. 1-11.


 Groves, L.T. and J.H. McLean (2001) Bertram Draper, 1904-2000. The Festivus 33(6): 63–65, fig. 1.


 McLean, J.H. and D.L. Geiger (1998) New genera and species having the Fissurisepta shell form, with a generic-level phylogenetic analysis (Gastropoda: Fissurellidae). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 475: 1-32. PDF is 30MB


 Haszprunar, G. and J.H. McLean (1996) Anatomy and systematics of bathyphytophilid limpets (Mollusca, Archaeogastropoda) from the northeastern Pacific. Zoologica Scripta 25(1): 35-49. PDF is 20MB

 McLean, J.H. (1996) The Prosobranchia. Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel: Volume 9 - The Mollusca, Part 2, The Gastropoda. Scott, P.H., J.A. Blake, and A. Lissner (eds.) Vol. 9. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Pp. 1-160, figs. 1.1-1.19.


 McLean, J.H. and M.G. Harasewych (1995) Review of western Atlantic species of cocculinid and pseudococculinid limpets, with descriptions of new species (Gastropoda: Cocculiniformia). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 453: 1-33. PDF is 49MB


 McLean, J.H. (1993) New species and records of Lepetodrilus (Vetigastropoda: Lepetodrilidae) from hydrothermal vents. The Veliger 36(1): 27-35. PDF is 12MB


 Emerson, W.K. and J.H. McLean (1992) Burridrillia deroyorum, new species from the Galapagos Islands, a living record of a Neogene turrid genus. The Nautilus 106(1): 39-42. PDF is 3.5MB

 McLean, J.H. (1992) Cocculiniform limpets (Cocculinidae and Pyropeltidae) living on whale bone in the deep sea off California. Journal of Molluscan Studies 58: 401-414. PDF is 13MB

 McLean, J.H. (1992) A new species of Pseudorimula (Fissurellacea: Clypeosectidae) from hydrothermal vents of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The Nautlius 106(3): 115-118. PDF is 3.6MB

 McLean, J.H. (1992) Systematic review of the family Choristellidae (Archaeogastropoda: Lepetellacea) with descriptions of new species. The Veliger 35(4): 273-294. PDF is 27MB


 McLean, J.H. (1991) Four new pseudococculinid limpets collected by the deep-submersible Alvin in the eastern Pacific. The Veliger 34(1): 38-47. PDF is 16MB


 McLean, J.H. (1990) A new genus and species of neomphalid limpet from the Mariana Vents with a review of current understanding of relationships among Neomphalacea and Peltospiracea. The Nautilus 104(3): 77-86. PDF is 13MB

 McLean, J.H. (1990) Neolepetopsidae, a new docoglossate limpet family from hydrothermal vents and its relevance to patellogastropod evolution. Journal of Zoology, London 222: 485-528. PDF is 48MB


 McLean, J.H. (1989) New archaeogastropod limpets from hydrothermal vents: new family Peltospiridae, new superfamily Peltospiracea. Zoologica Scripta 18(1): 49-66. PDF is 35MB

 McLean, J.H. (1989) New slit-limpets (Scissurellacea and Fissurellacea) from hydrothermal vents. Part 1. Systematic descriptions and comparisons based on shell and radular characters. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 407: 1-29. PDF is 28MB


 McLean, J.H., R.S. Absalão, and R.L. dos Santos Cruz (1988) A new species of Macrarene (Turbinidae: Liotiinae) from Brazil. The Nautilus 102(3): 99-101. PDF is 1.8MB

 McLean, J.H. (1988) Three new limpets of the family Pseudococculinidae from abyssal depths (Mollusca, Archaeogastropoda). Zoologica Scripta 17(2): 155-160. PDF is 12MB

 McLean, J.H. (1988) Two new species of Liotiinae (Gastropoda: Turbinidae) from the Philippine Islands. The Veliger 30(4): 408-411. PDF is 1.7MB

 McLean, J.H. (1988) New archaeogastropod limpets from hydrothermal vents; superfamily Lepetodrilacea I. Systematic Descriptions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 309: 1-32. PDF is 60MB


 McLean, J.H. and G. Haszprunar (1987) Pyropeltidae, a new family of cocculiniform limpets from hydrothermal vents. The Veliger 30(2): 196-205. PDF is 9.2MB

 McLean, J.H. and J.F. Quinn, Jr. (1987) Cataegis, new genus of three new species from the continental slope (Trochidae: Cataeginae new subfamily). The Nautilus 101(3): 111-116. PDF is 8.3MB

 McLean, J.H. (1987) Taxonomic descriptions of cocculinid limpets (Mollusca, Archaeogastropoda): two new species and three rediscovered species. Zoologica Scripta 16(4): 325-333. PDF is 19MB


 McLean, J.H. and R.N. Kilburn (1986) Propodial elaboration in southern African and Indian Ocean Fissurellidae (Mollusca: Prosobranchia) with descriptions of two new genera and one new species. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 379: 1-12. PDF is 21MB


 McLean, J.H. (1985) Two new northeastern Pacific gastropods of the families Lepetidae and Seguenziidae. The Veliger 27(3): 336-338. PDF is 1.5MB

 McLean, J.H. (1985) The archaeogastropod family Addisoniidae Dall, 1882: life habit and review of species. The Veliger 28(1): 99-108. PDF is 7.2MB


 Baxter, R. and J.H. McLean (1984) The genera Moelleria Jeffreys, 1865, and Spiromoelleria gen. nov. in the North Pacific, with description of a new species of Spiromoelleria (Gastropoda: Turbinidae). The Veliger 27(2): 219-226. PDF is 7.0MB

 McLean, J.H. (1984) New species of northeast Pacific archaeogastropods. The Veliger 26(3): 233-239. PDF is 4.2MB

 McLean, J.H. (1984) Agathodonta nortoni, new species: living member of a Lower Cretaceous trochid genus. The Nautilus 98(3): 121-123. PDF is 2.5MB


 McLean, J.H. and H. Andrade V. (1982) Large archibenthal gastropods of central Chile: Collections from an expedition of the R/V Anton Bruun and the Chilean shrimp fishery. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Countributions in Science 342: 1-20. PDF is 29MB


 Lindberg, D.R. and J.H. McLean (1981) Tropical Eastern Pacific limpets of the family Acmaeidae (Mollusca, Archaeogastropoda): generic criteria and descriptions of six new species from the mainland and the Galápagos Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, fourth series 42(12): 323-339. PDF is 12MB

 McLean, J.H. (1981) The Galapagos rift limpet Neomphalus: relevance to understanding the evolution of a major Paleozoic-Mesozoic radiation. Malacologia 21(1-2): 291-336. PDF is 43MB


 McLean, J.H. and J. Nybakken (1979) On the growth stages of Conus fergusoni Sowerby, 1873, the reinstatement of Conus xanthicus Dall, 1910, and a new species of Conus from the Galápagos Islands. The Veliger 22(2): 135-144. PDF is 8.7MB

 McLean, J.H. (1979) A new monoplacophoran limpet from the continental shelf off southern California. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 307: 1-19. PDF is 30MB


 McLean, J.H. (1978) Marine Shells of Southern California. Natural History Museum of Southern California, Science Series 24: 1-104, figs. 1-54.


 McLean, J.H. and R. Poorman (1971) New species of tropical eastern Pacific Turridae. The Veliger 14(1): 89-113. PDF is 12MB

 McLean, J.H. (1971) A revised classification of the family Turridae, with the proposal of new subfamilies, genera, and subgenera from the eastern Pacific. The Veliger 14(1): 114–130. PDF is 31MB


 McLean, J.H. and L.H. Poorman (1970) Reinstatement of the turrid genus Bellaspira Conrad, 1868 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) with a review of the known species. Los Angeles County Museum, Contributions in Science 189: 1-11. PDF is 7.6MB

 McLean, J.H. (1970) New species of Panamic gastropods. The Veliger 12(3): 310-315. PDF is 3.1MB

 McLean, J.H. (1970) Descriptions of a new genus and eight new species of eastern Pacific Fissurellidae, with notes on other species. The Veliger 12(3): 362-367. PDF is 3.3MB

 McLean, J.H. (1970) Notes on the deep water Calliostomas of the Panamic Province with descriptions of six new species. The Veliger 12(4): 421-426. PDF is 3.2MB

 McLean, J.H. (1970) New eastern Pacific subgenera of Turbo Linnaeus, 1758 and Astraea Röding, 1798. The Veliger 13(1): 71-72. PDF is 444kB


 McLean, J.H. (1969 [1970]) New species of tropical eastern Pacific Gastropoda. Malacological Review 2: 115-130. PDF is 7.9MB


 Cowan, I. McT. and J.H. McLean (1968) A new species of Puncturella (Cranopsis) from the northeastern Pacific. The Veliger 11(2): 105-108. PDF is 3.7MB

 DuShane, H. and J.H. McLean (1968) Three new epitoniid gastropods from the Panamic Province. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Contributions in Science 145: 1-6. PDF is 2.7MB


 McLean, J.H. (1967) West American species of Lucapinella. The Veliger 9(3): 349-352. PDF is 2.7MB


 Kanakoff, G.P. and J.M. McLean (1966) Recognition of the cancellariid genus Neadmete Habe, 1961, in the west American fauna, with description of a new species from the Lomita Marl of Los Angeles County, California. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Contributions in Science 116: 1-6.

 McLean, J.H. (1966) A new genus of Fissurellidae and a new name for a misunderstood species of west American Diodora. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Contributions in Science 100: 1-8. PDF is 1.8MB


 McLean, J.H. (1964) New species of recent and fossil west American aspidobranch gastropods. The Veliger 7(2): 129-133. PDF is 2.6MB