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Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [3] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [4] => Adams
    [5] => Adams 
    [6] => Adams & Angas
    [7] => Adams in-Montagu
    [8] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [9] => Adams, H.
    [10] => Alder
    [11] => Alder & Hancock
    [12] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [13] => Ancey
    [14] => Ancey in Vignon
    [15] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [16] => Anderson
    [17] => Angas
    [18] => Anthony
    [19] => Arango
    [20] => Bartsch
    [21] => Bavay
    [22] => Bean
    [23] => Bean in Thorpe
    [24] => Beddome
    [25] => Benson
    [26] => Bernardi
    [27] => Biggs
    [28] => Bouchet & Warén
    [29] => Broderip
    [30] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [31] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [32] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [33] => Burnup
    [34] => Carpenter
    [35] => Cate
    [36] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [37] => Caziot
    [38] => Chaster
    [39] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [40] => Chesney & Oliver
    [41] => Clapp
    [42] => Clench
    [43] => Clover
    [44] => Coles & Nekola
    [45] => Connolly
    [46] => Cooper & Preston
    [47] => Craven
    [48] => Crosse
    [49] => Crowley
    [50] => Crowley & Pain
    [51] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [52] => Dall
    [53] => Dance
    [54] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [55] => Dautzenberg
    [56] => de Folin
    [57] => Dean
    [58] => Dekker & Goud
    [59] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [60] => Dillwyn
    [61] => Drouet & Chaper
    [62] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [63] => Engl
    [64] => Ford
    [65] => Fulton
    [66] => Gaskoin
    [67] => Gassies
    [68] => Germain
    [69] => Gittenberger
    [70] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [71] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [72] => Glover & Taylor
    [73] => Gmelin
    [74] => Godwin-Austen
    [75] => Goodrich
    [76] => Gray
    [77] => Gray in Sowerby
    [78] => Gredler
    [79] => Gude
    [80] => Haas
    [81] => Hanley
    [82] => Hanley & Theobald
    [83] => Henderson & Simpson
    [84] => Hervier
    [85] => Higgins & Marrat
    [86] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [87] => Hoyle
    [88] => Issel
    [89] => Jeffreys
    [90] => Jones & Preston
    [91] => Jordan
    [92] => Jordan 
    [93] => Kiener
    [94] => Killeen & Oliver
    [95] => Killeen & Turner
    [96] => Kobelt
    [97] => Lancaster
    [98] => Layard in Kobelt
    [99] => Lea
    [100] => Lowe
    [101] => Marie
    [102] => Marrat
    [103] => Marshall
    [104] => Martyn
    [105] => Maynard
    [106] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [107] => Melvill
    [108] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [109] => Melvill & Standen
    [110] => Melvill & Sykes
    [111] => Melvill in Tryon
    [112] => Möllendorff
    [113] => Montagu
    [114] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [115] => Morelet
    [116] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [117] => Moricand
    [118] => Morrison
    [119] => Neubert
    [120] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [121] => Noronha
    [122] => Oliver
    [123] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [124] => Oliver & Chesney
    [125] => Oliver & Drewery
    [126] => Oliver & Glover
    [127] => Oliver & Holmes
    [128] => Oliver & Levin
    [129] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [130] => Oliver & Picken
    [131] => Oliver & Taylor
    [132] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [133] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [134] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [135] => Pain
    [136] => Pain & Paul
    [137] => Pallary
    [138] => Pfeiffer
    [139] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [140] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [141] => Ponder
    [142] => Powell
    [143] => Preston
    [144] => Pulteney
    [145] => Putzeys
    [146] => Ramsden
    [147] => Reeve
    [148] => Reidel & Norris
    [149] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [150] => Rolle
    [151] => Rowson
    [152] => Rowson & Symondson
    [153] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [154] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [155] => Salisbury
    [156] => Schilder
    [157] => Schlesch
    [158] => Schwabe
    [159] => Seddon
    [160] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [161] => Seddon & Killeen
    [162] => Shackleford & Spence
    [163] => Smith
    [164] => Smith, E. A.
    [165] => Smythe & Oliver
    [166] => Sowerby
    [167] => Sowerby 1st
    [168] => Sowerby 2nd
    [169] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [170] => Sowerby 3rd
    [171] => Spence
    [172] => Strebel
    [173] => Swainson
    [174] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [175] => Sykes
    [176] => Tattersfield
    [177] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [178] => Taylor & Glover
    [179] => Theobold
    [180] => Thiele
    [181] => Tomlin
    [182] => Tomlin & Peile
    [183] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [184] => Torre
    [185] => Torre & Bartsch
    [186] => Torre & Clench
    [187] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [188] => von Cosel
    [189] => Watson
    [190] => Westerlund
    [191] => Whitehead
    [192] => Williams
    [193] => Wollaston
)
  
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Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Gastropoda : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Taza, sous les pierres, dans les endroit humides. [Taza, under stones, in a damp place.] [Morocco]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Bulimus abbreviatus Gassies, 1871
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Placostylus abbreviatus (Gassies, 1871)
Gastropoda : Bulimuloidea : Bulimulidae

Type Locality: Probablement le sud de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, car il n’y avait pas d’indication [New Caledonia (France)]

Holotype (possible)
Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae

Type Locality: Under rocks at top of shore close to sand, adjacent to Muscat Aquarium, Al Bustan, Oman, 23°33.5’N., 58°37.5’E. [Oman]

Holotype
Raeta abercrombiei Melvill, 1893
Current name: Raeta pellicula Reeve, 1854
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Mactroidea : Anatinellidae

Type Locality: Bombay [India]

Nomen nudum
Limicolaria abinsiensis Shackleford & Spence, 1916
Current name: Limicolaria abinsiensis Shackleford & Spence, 1916
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Abinsi, Benue River, N. Nigeria [Nigeria]

Syntype(s)
Nassa abyssinica Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius sinusigerus (A. Adams, 1852)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Abyssinia [Ethiopia]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Barbatia (Acar) aceraea Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Mulinarca aceraea (Melvill & Standen, 1899)
Bivalvia : Arcida : Arcoidea : Noetiidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Microtheca acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Pseudoliotia acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Tornidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Chondropoma (Chondropoma) glabratum acklinsense Bartsch, 1946
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Jamaica Bay [Acklin Island, Bahamas] [Bahamas]

Paratype(s)
Nassa acutangula Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius mendicus (Gould, 1850)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper.

Holotype
Limneus acutus Jeffreys, 1830
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Radix balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Lymnaeoidea : Lymnaeidae

Type Locality: Plentifully in a large pool on Crymlyn Burrows, [Swansea] [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Eulima adamantina de Folin, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Melanella adamantina de Folin, 1867
Gastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Syntype(s)
Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Subuliniscus adjacens Connolly, 1923
Current name: Subuliniscus adjacens Connolly, 1923
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Subulinidae

Type Locality: Kenya, Larogi Hills [Kenya]

Syntype(s)
Planispira admirabilis Smith, 1986
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Jampea Island

Syntype(s)
Helix (Geotrochus) adonis Angas, 1870
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Papuina adonis (Angas, 1870)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Bougainville Island, Solomon Group (Brazier). [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s)
Murex adversus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Marshallora adversa (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Triphoridae

Type Locality: No locality given for shells from Mr Boys. Cornish and Devonshire coasts [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Scaphopoda : Dentaliida : Dentaliidae

Type Locality: “Triton” Expn. St. 8. 640fms [Faeroes (U.K.)]

Holotype
Bittium aeolomitres Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Horologica eolomitres (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Buliminus affinis Preston, 1910
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Harar, Southern Abyssinia

Syntype(s) (possible)
Oliva affinis Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Olivella semistriata (J. E. Gray, 1839)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Acapulco [Mexico]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Machrochisma africana Tomlin, 1932
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Macroschisma africana (Tomlin, 1932)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Minolia agapeta Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Parminolia apicina (Gould, 1861)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mangilia agna Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Pseudorhaphitoma agna (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Mangeliidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Oliva alba Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Olivella alba (Marrat, 1871)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Guatemala [Guatemala]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Opeas albaniense Connolly, 1919
Current name: Opeas albaniense Connolly, 1919
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Cape Province, Alicedale [locality of author's 'type', vide Connolly 1939: 352]; Grahamstown.

Paratype(s)
Strophiops albicostata Maynard, 1924
Leeds Museums & Galleries
Current name: Cerion albicostata Maynard, 1924
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Orthalicoidea : Cerionidae

Type Locality: Long Key, Southeast of Highburn Key, Bahamas [Bahamas]

Paralectotype(s)
Bittium albocinctum Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Joculator albocinctum (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Prope Inkiapo (‘Chine Centrale’ in the title) [Cl A. David]. [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Marginella (Glabella) alchymista Melvill & Standen, 1903
Current name: Dentimargo alchymista Melvill & Standen, 1903
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : [unassigned] Neogastropoda : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Maskat, Gulf of Oman, 1-15 fathoms; Gulf of Oman lat. 24°58’N., long. 56°54’E., 156 fathoms; lat. 24°05’N., long. 57°55’E., 205 fathoms. [Oman]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Cerithioidea : Turritellidae

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, south of the Falklands, at 56 fathoms [lat. 54o 25’S., long. 57o32’W., ‘Scotia’ station 346]. [Falkland Islands (Malvinas)]

Syntype(s)
Mangilia (Glyphostoma) aliciae Melvill & Standen, 1895
Current name: Etrema aliciae (Melvill & Standen, 1895)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae

Type Locality: Lifu [New Caledonia (France)]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Imparietula altenai Gittenberger, 1967
Current name: Imparietula altenai Gittenberger, 1967
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Pupilloidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Three km südlich von Hamisköy [Trebizond Province, Turkey]. [Turkey]

Paratype(s)
Gulella (Juventigulella) amboniensis Tattersfield, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Gulella (Juventigulella) amboniensis Tattersfield, 1998
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Mkulumuzi Gorge, near Amboni Caves. Tanga Municipal District, Tanga Region, Tanzania. 05°05’S., 39°02’E. 30 m asl. [Tanzania]

Holotype
Geotrochus ambrosia Angas, 1868
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Megalacron ambrosia (Angas, 1868)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Galera, or Russell Island, Solomon Group. [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s)
Geotrochus ambrosia Angas, 1868
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Megalacron ambrosia (Angas, 1868)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Galera, or Russell Island, Solomon Group. [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Geotrochus ambrosia Angas, 1868
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Megalacron ambrosia (Angas, 1868)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Galera, or Russell Island, Solomon Group. [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Borge Bay, Signy Island, South 0rkney Islands, 8-100 metres. [Antarctica]

Holotype
Cypraea variolaria var. amiges Melvill & Standen, 1915
Current name: Ovatipsa chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: locality unknwon but possibly Hawaiian Archipelago [United States of America]

Holotype (possible)
Marginella (Volvaria) amydrozona Melvill, 1906
Current name: Balanetta amydrozona Melvill, 1906
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : [unassigned] Neogastropoda : Marginellinae

Type Locality: Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Maskat, 15 fathoms.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Helix (Corasia) anadyomene Angas, 1864
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Crystallopsis anadyomene (Angas, 1864)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Guadalcanar, Solomon Islands (Coll. Angas). [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s)
Emarginula anassa Dean, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Emarginula crassa Sowerby, 1813
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Oban [Scotland, U.K.]

Holotype
Lyrocardium anaxium Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lyrocardium anaxium Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Cardioidea : Cardiidae

Type Locality: East coast of Masirah, Oman, Arabian Sea. [Oman]

Holotype
Plectopylis anceyi Gude, 1901
Current name: Gudeodiscus anceyi Gude, 1901
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Plectopyloidea : Plectopylidae

Type Locality: Bac-Kan [locality of author’s ‘type’]; secteur de Nac-Ri; ente Cho-Moi et Th at Khé.

Paratype(s)
Bulimus angasianus Pfeiffer, 1864
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Bothriembryon angasianus (Pfeiffer, 1864)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Orthalicoidea : Bothriembryontidae

Type Locality: Port Lincoln, South Australia. [Australia]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea angelicae Clover, 1974
Current name: Zonaria pyrum angelicae (Clover, 1974)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: trawled in sand and mud from 50-80 fathoms, 35-40 miles off Bissau, Portugese Guinea

Holotype
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