Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918 | NMW.1955.158.01088 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918
Holotype

Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1918b. Descriptions of three new species of Marginella from South Africa, with a note on M. sutoris Dunker. Journal of Conchology. 15. pp.306-307. pl. 10 [306-307; pl. 10, fig. 6] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Alaginella atracta (Tomlin, 1918)
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01088
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Pt Alfred [Republic of South Africa]
Collecting details: J. R. le B. Tomlin
Notes
Tomlin, 1918: “Type in my own collection.”
References

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Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1918b. Descriptions of three new species of Marginella from South Africa, with a note on M. sutoris Dunker. Journal of Conchology. 15. pp.306-307. pl. 10 [306-307; pl. 10, fig. 6] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1990. John R. le B. Tomlin’s New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-101 [45] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Port Alfred
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Country: Republic of South Africa
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Water Body: Cape Transition (S. Afr.).
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Ex. Collector: J. R. le B. Tomlin
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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Cardiff
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