Amastra frosti Ancey, 1892 | NMW.1955.158.24121 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Amastra frosti Ancey, 1892
Syntype(s) (possible)

Ancey, C. M. F. 1892a. Étude sur la faune malacologique des lles Sandwich. . Memoires de la Societe zoologique de France. 5, 5e Annee (5 et derniere). pp.708-722. pls 9-11 [719-722] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Amastra (Paramastra) micans Pfeiffer, 1859
Classification: Gastropoda : Cochlicopoidea : Amastridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.24121
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry)
Type Locality: Waianae, Oahu [Baldwin] [Hawaiian Islands, USA]
Collecting details: C. M. F. Ancey; C. M. Cooke Jr; J. R. le B. Tomlin
Notes
Possible Syntypes:- ‘Cotype’ NMW.1955.158.24141 1 spec. ‘Cotypes’ BPBM.18820 2 spec. ‘Paratypes’ BPBM.18821 4 spec. Type evidence: The NMW lot has an Ancey label with only the genus and species on it. Tomlin has later written on the type locality and cotype. This specimen is smaller than the measurements given in the paper.
References

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Ancey, C. M. F. 1892a. Étude sur la faune malacologique des lles Sandwich. . Memoires de la Societe zoologique de France. 5, 5e Annee (5 et derniere). pp.708-722. pls 9-11 [719-722] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Cowie, R. H., Evenhuis, N. L. & Christensen, C. C. 1995. Catalog of the Native Land and Freshwater Molluscs of the Hawaiian Islands. Backhuys Publishers - Leiden. pp.1-248 [108] [Nomenclature]
Wood, H. & Gallichan, J. 2008. The New Molluscan Names of César-Marie-Felix Ancey including illustrated type material from the National Museum of Wales. Studies in Biodiversity and Systematics of Terrestrial Organisms from the National Museum of Wales. Biotir Reports 3. pp.i-vi, 1-162. 26 pls [46; pl. 4, fig.2, ii] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Popaeuwela
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Country: Hawaiian Islands, USA
State/Prov.: Waianae Mts, Oahu,
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Ex. Collector: C. M. F. Ancey; C. M. Cooke Jr; J. R. le B. Tomlin
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