Venus minima Montagu, 1803 | EXEMS Moll3847 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Venus minima 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 [121; pl.3; figs.3] [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 [390; figs.44] [Type Designation]
Current name: Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803) [WoRMS ID: 141916]
Classification: Bivalvia : Venerida : Veneroidea : Veneridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll3847
No. specimens: 2 valves on blue card
Type Locality: Falmouth [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Material also in NHMUK (NHM 1998055). Original reference: Montagu G 1803. Test. Brit. Part 1. p 121 Tab 3 fig 3
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 [121; pl.3; figs.3] [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 [390; figs.44] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Falmouth
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Holly Morgenroth
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
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