Strombus inermis Swainson | LIVCM. [1050] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Strombus inermis Swainson
Syntype(s) (missing)

Swainson, W. 1822. Description of several new shells, and remarks on others, contained in the collection of the late Mrs. Bligh. A catalogue of the rare and valuable shells, which formed the celebrated collection of the late Mrs. Bligh, London. [7] [Original Description]
Current name: Lobatus costatus Gmelin, 1791 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 565363]
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Stromboidea : Strombidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (missing) [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Bootle Museum Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM. [1050]
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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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Swainson, W. 1822. Description of several new shells, and remarks on others, contained in the collection of the late Mrs. Bligh. A catalogue of the rare and valuable shells, which formed the celebrated collection of the late Mrs. Bligh, London. [7] [Original Description]
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Tony Hunter
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