Lithidion forbesianum Smith, 1900 | LIVCM.31.12.1900.109 [305] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Lithidion forbesianum Smith, 1900
Syntype(s) (lost)

Smith, E. A. 1900. Diagnoses of the new species of landshells in the Expedition to Sokotra. Bulletin of the Liverpool Museum. 2. pp.11-13 [12-13] [Original Description]
Current name: Lithidion forbesianum Smith, 1899 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 1246180]
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Pomatiidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (lost) [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Socotran Material)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.31.12.1900.109 [305]
No. specimens: 0 [50 originally]
Type Locality: Abd-el-Kuri
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Notes
[Additional notes from lists held by LIVCM.] H. abjecta Lowe var subdepressa Lowe Porto Santo CT. Preston's hand according to N. F. McMillan 7.11.1988. The var is only a manuscript name according to N. F. McMillan on 1.10.1990 but it seems reasonable to presume that they were part of the original type lot for the species and later looked at again and given a varietal name that was never published (Idea from Ian Wallace 28.2.2001)
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Smith, E. A. 1900. Diagnoses of the new species of landshells in the Expedition to Sokotra. Bulletin of the Liverpool Museum. 2. pp.11-13 [12-13] [Original Description]
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