Murex linearis Montagu, 1803 | EXEMS Moll4254 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Murex linearis Montagu, 1803
Unverified

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 [261-262; pl.9; figs.4] [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 [388; figs.42] [Type Designation]
Current name: Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803) [WoRMS ID: 139371]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Raphitomidae
Type Status: Unverified [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll4254
No. specimens: 2sh on blue card, 2 sh loose, 2 empty scars
Type Locality: Falmouth and salcombe Bay [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Borrowed by A. Warén, cannot locate any publication. Check are these possible paralectotypes Material also in NHMUK (NHM 1995090/1-10). Original reference: Montagu G 1803. Test. Brit. Part 1. p 261-262 Tab 9 fig 4
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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 [261-262; pl.9; figs.4] [Original Description] [Figured]
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 [388; figs.42] [Type Designation]
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Point Locality: Falmouth and salcombe Bay
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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