Murex gracilis Montagu, 1803 | EXEMS Moll4257 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Murex gracilis Montagu, 1803
Lectotype

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 [267; pl.15; figs.5] [Original Description]
Della Bella, G. & D. Scarponi, I. 2006. Molluschi marini del Plio-Pleistocene dell'Emilia-Romagna e Toscana. Superfamiglia Conoidea. Vol. 2 Conidae I,. BOLOGNA, Regione Emilia Romagna. pp.93pp [Type Designation]
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 [385; figs.32] [Type Designation]
Current name: Comarmondia gracilis (Montagu, 1803) [WoRMS ID: 139229]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll4257
No. specimens: 1sh on blue card
Type Locality: Biddeford Bay [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Lectotype designated (p.24 olotipo de facto). G. Della Bella; D. Scarponi, I 2006. Molluschi marini del Plio-Pleistocene dell'Emilia-Romagna e Toscana. Superfamiglia Conoidea. Vol. 2 Conidae I, BOLOGNA, Regione Emilia Romagna, 2006. 2 Material also in NHMUK (NHM 1998070). Original reference: Montagu G 1803. Test. Brit. Part 1. p267 Tab 15 fig 5
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 [267; pl.15; figs.5] [Original Description] [Figured]
Della Bella, G. & D. Scarponi, I. 2006. Molluschi marini del Plio-Pleistocene dell'Emilia-Romagna e Toscana. Superfamiglia Conoidea. Vol. 2 Conidae I,. BOLOGNA, Regione Emilia Romagna. pp.93pp [Type Designation]
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 [385; figs.32] [Type Designation]
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Point Locality: Biddeford Bay
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Holly Morgenroth
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