Helix dumivaga Morelet, 1880 | NMW.1955.158.26798 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix dumivaga Morelet, 1880

Morelet, A. 1880. La fauna malacologique du Maroc en 1880. Journal de Conchyliologie. 28(1). pp.5-83. 2-3 [47] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Xerotricha dumivaga (Morelet, 1880) [source: Breure et al, 2018]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.26798
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Chryst [Morocco] [Morocco]
Collecting details: Morelet, A.; Fulton, H.
Type evidence: From the type locality of Morocco. The main label is Fulton’s, who was known to have sold Morelet’s collection, and he has written ‘Morelet coll.’ on the back. There is no reference to a unique type in the original description. This specimen is therefore a syntype and has been listed as such in Breure et al., 2018. Other type material: Syntypes NHMUK 1893.2.4.390-392 (3)

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Helix dumivaga Morelet, 1880 are highlighted in red.

Morelet, A. 1880. La fauna malacologique du Maroc en 1880. Journal de Conchyliologie. 28(1). pp.5-83. 2-3 [47] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Breure, A. S. H., Audibert, C. & Ablett, J. D. 2018. Pierre Marie Arthur Morelet (1809-1892) and his contributions to Malacology. Netherlands MalacologicaL Society, Leiden, The Netherlands. pp.544. 1293 [274] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Morocco
Continent: Africa
Country: Morocco
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Ex. Collector: Morelet, A.; Fulton, H.
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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