Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => (Thiele)
    [3] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [4] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [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 & Sykes in Ancey
    [15] => Ancey in Bavay & Dautzenberg
    [16] => Ancey in Garrett
    [17] => Ancey in Pilsbry
    [18] => Ancey in Vignon
    [19] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [20] => Anderson
    [21] => Angas
    [22] => Anthony
    [23] => Arango
    [24] => Bartsch
    [25] => Bavay
    [26] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [27] => Bean
    [28] => Bean in Thorpe
    [29] => Beddome
    [30] => Benson
    [31] => Bernardi
    [32] => Biggs
    [33] => Boettger
    [34] => Bouchet & Warén
    [35] => Bourne
    [36] => Broderip
    [37] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [38] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [39] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [40] => Bullen
    [41] => Burch & Burch
    [42] => Burnup
    [43] => Carpenter
    [44] => Cate
    [45] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [46] => Caziot
    [47] => Chaper
    [48] => Chaster
    [49] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [50] => Chesney & Oliver
    [51] => Clapp
    [52] => Clench
    [53] => Clench & Aguayo
    [54] => Clench & Turner
    [55] => Clessin
    [56] => Clover
    [57] => Coles & Nekola
    [58] => Collier
    [59] => Connolly
    [60] => Cooper & Preston
    [61] => Craven
    [62] => Crosse
    [63] => Crosse & Fischer
    [64] => Crosse & Fisher
    [65] => Crowley
    [66] => Crowley & Pain
    [67] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [68] => Dall
    [69] => Dance
    [70] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [71] => Dautzenberg
    [72] => de boury
    [73] => de Folin
    [74] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [75] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [76] => Dean
    [77] => Dekker & Goud
    [78] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [79] => Deschamps
    [80] => Dillwyn
    [81] => Drouet & Chaper
    [82] => Dunker
    [83] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [84] => Eliot
    [85] => Engl
    [86] => Farran
    [87] => Forbes & Hanley
    [88] => Ford
    [89] => Fulton
    [90] => Gaskoin
    [91] => Gassies
    [92] => Germain
    [93] => Geyer
    [94] => Gittenberger
    [95] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [96] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [97] => Glover & Taylor
    [98] => Gmelin
    [99] => Godwin-Austen
    [100] => Goodrich
    [101] => Gray
    [102] => Gray in Sowerby
    [103] => Gredler
    [104] => Gude
    [105] => Gyngell
    [106] => Haas
    [107] => Hanley
    [108] => Hanley & Theobald
    [109] => Hedley
    [110] => Henderson & Simpson
    [111] => Hervier
    [112] => Heude
    [113] => Heurde
    [114] => Higgins & Marrat
    [115] => Hinds
    [116] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [117] => Houart
    [118] => Hoyle
    [119] => Iredale
    [120] => Iredale in Melvill & Standen
    [121] => Issel
    [122] => Jackson
    [123] => Jeffreys
    [124] => Jones & Preston
    [125] => Jordan
    [126] => Jordan 
    [127] => Kennard
    [128] => Kennard & Woodward
    [129] => Kiener
    [130] => Killeen & Oliver
    [131] => Killeen & Turner
    [132] => King
    [133] => Kobelt
    [134] => Lancaster
    [135] => Layard
    [136] => Layard in Kobelt
    [137] => Lea
    [138] => Linnaeus
    [139] => Lowe
    [140] => Marie
    [141] => Marrat
    [142] => Marshall
    [143] => Martyn
    [144] => Maynard
    [145] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [146] => Melvil
    [147] => Melvill
    [148] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [149] => Melvill & Standen
    [150] => Melvill & Sykes
    [151] => Melvill in Tryon
    [152] => Möllendorff
    [153] => Montagu
    [154] => Monterosato
    [155] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [156] => Moore
    [157] => Morelet
    [158] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [159] => Moricand
    [160] => Morrison
    [161] => Müller
    [162] => Neubert
    [163] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [164] => Newcomb
    [165] => Noronha
    [166] => Nuttall
    [167] => Oliver
    [168] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [169] => Oliver & Chesney
    [170] => Oliver & Drewery
    [171] => Oliver & Glover
    [172] => Oliver & Holmes
    [173] => Oliver & Levin
    [174] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [175] => Oliver & Picken
    [176] => Oliver & Taylor
    [177] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [178] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [179] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [180] => Pain
    [181] => Pain & Paul
    [182] => Pallary
    [183] => Pease
    [184] => Peuile
    [185] => Pfeiffer
    [186] => Phillips
    [187] => Pilsbry
    [188] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [189] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [190] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [191] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [192] => Ponder
    [193] => Powell
    [194] => Preston
    [195] => Pulteney
    [196] => Putzeys
    [197] => Ramsden
    [198] => Reeve
    [199] => Reidel & Norris
    [200] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [201] => Rolle
    [202] => Rowson
    [203] => Rowson & Symondson
    [204] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [205] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [206] => Salisbury
    [207] => Schilder
    [208] => Schlesch
    [209] => Schwabe
    [210] => Seddon
    [211] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [212] => Seddon & Killeen
    [213] => Shackleford & Spence
    [214] => Smith
    [215] => Smith, E. A.
    [216] => Smythe & Oliver
    [217] => Sowerby
    [218] => Sowerby 1st
    [219] => Sowerby 2nd
    [220] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [221] => Sowerby 3rd
    [222] => Spence
    [223] => Sterki
    [224] => Strebel
    [225] => Swainson
    [226] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [227] => Sykes
    [228] => Tattersfield
    [229] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [230] => Taylor
    [231] => Taylor & Glover
    [232] => Theobald
    [233] => Thiele
    [234] => Thompson
    [235] => Tiberi
    [236] => Tomlin
    [237] => Tomlin & Peile
    [238] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [239] => Torre
    [240] => Torre & Bartsch
    [241] => Torre & Clench
    [242] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [243] => Turton
    [244] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [245] => Verdcourt
    [246] => von Cosel
    [247] => Walker
    [248] => Watson
    [249] => Westerlund
    [250] => Wheeler
    [251] => Whitehead
    [252] => Williams
    [253] => Wollaston
    [254] => Woodward
    [255] => Wright
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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 : Stylommatophora : Helicina : 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]

Syntype(s)
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)
Bittium abruptum Watson, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Metaxia abrupta Watson, 1880
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Triphoridae

Type Locality: Fayal, Azores. 450 - 500 fms.

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Current name: Moelleriopsis poppei Engl, 2012
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea

Type Locality: Lat. 71º 22' S Long.16º 34' W., 1410 fathoms. Station 417

holotype
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)
Nassa abyssinica Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius sinusigerus Adams, 1852
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

Paralectotype(s)
Strophia accuminator Maynard & Clapp in Maynard, 1920
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: acuminata Mayn. Long Key, Bahamas

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

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Bulla achatina Linnaeus, 1758
The Linnean Society of London
Current name: Achatina achatina Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
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: Chondropoma glabratum Reeve, 1863
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Annulariidae

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

Paratype(s)
Cardium aculeatum Linnaeus, 1758
The Linnean Society of London
Current name: Acanthocardia aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
Bivalvia : Cardiida : Cardioidea : Cardiidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Chiton aculeatus Linnaeus, 1758
The Linnean Society of London
Current name: Chiton aculeatus
Polyplacophora : Chitonida : Chitonoidea : Chitonidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Menestho acuminata Preston, 1908
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Menestho acuminata Preston, 1908
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: Andamans

Syntype(s)
Pachydrobia spinosa var. acuminata Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pachydrobia spinosa Poirier, 1881
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Pomatiopsidae

Type Locality: Cambodge [Dr Harmand] [Cambodia]

Possible Syntype
Vitrella quenstedti var. acuta Geyer, 1904
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Bythiospeum acicula Held, 1838
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Hydrobiidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible) (ex author) (lost)
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
Turbo acutangulus Linnaeus, 1758
The Linnean Society of London
Current name: Turbo acutangulus Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Trochida : Turbinelloidea : Turbinidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
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 : Littorinimorpha : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Panama]

Syntype(s)
Nassa adamsiana Marrat, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius albescens Dunker, 1846
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

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)
Pedipes affinis var. adenensis Ancey, 1887
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pedipes affinis var. adenensis Ancey, 1887
Gastropoda : Ellobiida : Ellobioidea : Ellobiidae

Type Locality: Aden [Yemen]

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

Type Locality: Kenya, Larogi Hills [Kenya]

Syntype(s)
Ledoulxia adjacens Preston, 1914
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Trochonanina levistriata (Preston, 1913)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicina : Helicarionoidea : Urocyclidae

Type Locality: Martensia [then under that a note in ink which says] Martensia [then label resumes in pencil] adjacens Preston Co - types Mt. Kenango Aberdare Range British East Africa [pencil annotation] 621

Syntype(s)
Planispira admirabilis Smith, 1986
Current name: Planispira admirabilis E. A. Smith, 1896
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Jampea Island

Syntype(s)
Melania (Sermyla) admirabilis Smith, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Melanoides admirabilis Smith, 1880
Gastropoda : Cerithiopsoidea : Thiaridae

Type Locality: Central Africa

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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 : Neogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Triphoridae

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

Syntype(s)
Scissurella aedonia Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma aedonia (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Scissurellidae

Type Locality: Challenger, st 122 [Brazil]

Lectotype
Scissurella aedonia Watson, 1886
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Anatoma aedonia (R. B. Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Scissurelloidea : Anatomidae

Type Locality: [accession register entry] St. 122. Sep. 10 / 73. Off Pernambuca. 350 fms. Dry. Ex "Challenger" Coll. G42

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Trochus (Margarita) aeglees Watson, 1879
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Calliotropis aeglees Watson, 1879
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea : Eucyclidae

Type Locality: [accession register entry] St. 24. Mar 25 / 73. Off Culebra I., W. Indies. 390 fms. Dry. Ex "Challenger" Coll. G38

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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
Nassa aethiopica Marrat, 1873
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius aethiopicus Marrat, 1873
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
Voluta aethiopica Linnaeus, 1758
The Linnean Society of London
Current name: Melo aethiopicus Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Volutoidea : Volutidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Buliminus affinis Preston, 1910
Current name: Gittenedouardia subeminula (Bourguignat, 1883)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enidae

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)
Trivia affinis Marrat, 1867
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Purpurcapsula corinneae Shaw, 1909
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
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
Crassatella africana Marrat, 1878
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Crassatina contraria Marrat, 1878
Bivalvia : Carditida : Crassatelloidea : Crassatellidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
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
Actinobolus africanus Marrat, 1878
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Cardites umbonatus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1904)
Bivalvia : Carditida : Carditoidea : Carditidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
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)
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