Mactra cinerea Montagu, 1808 | EXEMS Moll3780-82 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Mactra cinerea Montagu, 1808
Syntype(s)

Montagu, G. 1808. Supplement to Testacea Britannica with Additional Plates. Woolmer, Exeter. pp.183. 13 [35] [Original Description]
Oliver, P.G. , Morgenroth, H. & Salvador, A. 2017. Type specimens of Mollusca described by Col. George Montagu in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter and the Natural History Museum, London. Zoosystematics and Evolution. 93(2). pp.363-412 [377-378; figs.15] [Type Designation]
Current name: Mactra stultorum (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS ID: 140299]
Classification: Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Mactroidea : Mactridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll3780-82
No. specimens: 3sh
Type Locality: Weymouth [United Kingdom]
Collecting details: Mrs Bryer
Notes
3780-82 are with 3778-9 all labelled Mactra stultorum. Old reg suggests only 3 are cinerea Original reference: Montagu G 1808. Suppl. Test. Brit. p 35 not figured.
References

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Montagu, G. 1808. Supplement to Testacea Britannica with Additional Plates. Woolmer, Exeter. pp.183. 13 [35] [Original Description]
Oliver, P.G. , Morgenroth, H. & Salvador, A. 2017. Type specimens of Mollusca described by Col. George Montagu in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter and the Natural History Museum, London. Zoosystematics and Evolution. 93(2). pp.363-412 [377-378; figs.15] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Weymouth
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Holly Morgenroth
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Bradninch Offices, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street
Exeter
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