Shells and an operculum of Taheitia heinrichi spec. nov. are described from the Vogelkop area in western Irian Jaya. This new species, dedicated to the late Heinrich C. Kavelaars, is somewhat similar to T. orrae, known from the island of Biak.

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Gittenberger, E. (1989). A new Taheitia species (Mollusca: Gastropoda Prosobranchia: Truncatellidae) from Irian Jaya. Zoologische Mededelingen, 63(2), 23–26.