Buliminus (Napaeus) praelongus Ancey, 1882 | NMW.1955.158.24115 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Buliminus (Napaeus) praelongus Ancey, 1882
Syntype(s) (possible)

Ancey, C. M. F. 1882b. Coquilles nouvelles ou peu connues. Le Naturaliste. 2, 1e Serie, 4e Annee (8). pp.59-60 [59] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) praelongus Ancey, 1882
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.24115
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry)
Type Locality: Inkiapo, Chinae centrale [A. David] [Central China]
Collecting details: "A. David"; C. F. Ancey (1919)
Syntype:- ‘Type’ NMW.1955.158.24116 1 spec. Possible Syntype:- ‘Cotype’ NMW.1955.158.24115 1 spec. Remarks: Originally spelt prælongus. Geret (1909: 8) incorrectly cited Ancey (1883b: 168) as the original reference. Type evidence: Both NMW lots are from the type locality. NMW.1955.158.24116 has an Ancey type label, NMW.1955.158.24115 has a Geret cotype label. Only the cotype lot is listed on Geret’s sales list.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Buliminus (Napaeus) praelongus Ancey, 1882 are highlighted in red.

Ancey, C. M. F. 1882b. Coquilles nouvelles ou peu connues. Le Naturaliste. 2, 1e Serie, 4e Annee (8). pp.59-60 [59] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
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 [77; pl. 8, fig. 5b, vi] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Inkiapo
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Country: Central China
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Collected by: "A. David"
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Ex. Collector: C. F. Ancey (1919)
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Curatorial Contact

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