Mya distorta Montagu, 1803 | EXEMS Moll3693-4 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Mya distorta Montagu, 1803
Syntype(s)

Montagu, G. 1803a. Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures (Vol. 1). J. White, London. pp.xxxvii + 291 [42-44; pl.1; figs.1] [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 [383; figs.26] [Type Designation]
Current name: Thracia distorta (Montagu, 1803) [WoRMS ID: 141647]
Classification: Bivalvia : Anomalodesmata (Superorder) : Thracioidea : Thraciidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll3693-4
No. specimens: 1sh + 1v
Type Locality: Falmouth and Plymouth [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Original reference: Montagu G 1803. Test. Brit. Part 1. p 42-44 Tab1 fig 1
References

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Montagu, G. 1803a. Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures (Vol. 1). J. White, London. pp.xxxvii + 291 [42-44; pl.1; figs.1] [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 [383; figs.26] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Falmouth and Plymouth
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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