Crassatella africana Marrat, 1878 | [762] | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Crassatella africana Marrat, 1878
Syntype(s) (missing)

Marrat F.P. 1878. List of West African shells (continued). Journal of Conchology. 1(16). pp.381-382 [382] [Original Description]
Current name: Crassatina contraria Marrat, 1878 [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Bivalvia : Carditida : Crassatelloidea : Crassatellidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (missing) [Verified - Ian Wallace ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: [762]
No. specimens: 0
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[Additional notes from lists held by LIVCM.] not ascertainable. No mention of number of specimens in description. (Note by Ian Wallace 7.3.2003)

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Marrat F.P. 1878. List of West African shells (continued). Journal of Conchology. 1(16). pp.381-382 [382] [Original Description]
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Curatorial Contact

Tony Hunter
Assistant Curator (Entomology)
National Museums Liverpool
World Museum, William Brown Street
L3 8EN

Email: Tony Hunter

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