Helix arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998 | NMW.1955.158.02113 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998
Invalid Lectotype

Seddon, M. B. & Aparicio, M. -T. 1998. Problematic taxa from Morocco - the status of “Helix argonautula” Webb & Berthelot, 1833, “Helix renati” Dautzenberg, 1894 and Xeroleuca antoinei Pallary, 1936. Journal of Conchology. 36(2). pp.19-29. figs 1-5 [20-24; figs. 2a-c] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Xerotricha arguineguinensis (Seddon & Aparicio, 1998)
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Helicidae
Type Status: Invalid Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.02113
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Canary Islands, from the island of Grand Canary [Spain]
Collecting details: T. V. Wollaston; T. V. Wollaston; H. B. Preston
Notes
Neiber (2015) regards the lectotype selection of NMW.1955.158.02113 as invalid under ICZN Art. 74.2. The true types are the syntype series from Mousson’s collection in Zurich (ZMZ 505021), which are syntypes of H. argonatula var. canariensis and according to ICZN Art. 72.7 also of ‘H.’ arguineguinensis.
References

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Seddon, M. B. & Aparicio, M. -T. 1998. Problematic taxa from Morocco - the status of “Helix argonautula” Webb & Berthelot, 1833, “Helix renati” Dautzenberg, 1894 and Xeroleuca antoinei Pallary, 1936. Journal of Conchology. 36(2). pp.19-29. figs 1-5 [20-24; figs. 2a-c] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Neiber, M. T. 2015. On the generic placement of the narrow-range endemic ‘Helix’ arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998 from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). Zootaxa. 3981(2). pp.296–300. 1-2 [298-299; pl.2b] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Grand Canary
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Country: Spain
State/Prov.: Canary Islands,
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Island Group: Canary Islands
Island: Grand Canary
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Collected by: T. V. Wollaston
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Ex. Collector: T. V. Wollaston; H. B. Preston
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Curatorial Contact

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