Modiola (Lithodomus) plumula Hanley, 1843 | LEEDM.C.1957.173.24633 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Modiola (Lithodomus) plumula Hanley, 1843
Paralectotype(s)

Hanley, S. [1842-1846]. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent shells, by Sylvanus Hanley, B.A., F.L.S. The plates forming a third edition of the Index Testaceologicus by William Wood. W. Wood, London. pp.272 + 18. 9-19 pls. [239-240] [Original Description]
Kleeman, K. H. 1983. Catalogue of recent and fossil Lithophaga (Bivalvia). Journal of Molluscan Studies. Supplement 12. pp.46 pp. [20] [Type Designation]
Current name: Leiosolenus plumula (Hanley, 1843) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytiloidea : Mytilidae
Type Status: Paralectotype(s) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums and Galleries (Mr Sylvanus Charles Thorpe Hanley B.A., F.L.S.)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1957.173.24633
No. specimens: 1 (shell)
Type Locality: Hanley, 1843: Philippines (Kleeman, 1983 notes that Philippines was in error for Panama) [Panama]
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Notes
Coan & Kabat, 2012 state: NHMUK 1907.10.28.50, lectotype; NHMUK 197595, three paralectotypes; Leeds Museum 1957.175.24633, one paralectotype. Leeds specimen has a Hanley label, it is from a different type locality, but states ''T. the type''. A later label from S. Whybrow (dated 9/1979) states "one of ?_ syntypes. others in BM(NH) London. Note: this specimen has "T. on LV & '33' on RV = Hanley's intended Type". The number 33 relates to the number in Hanley's handwritten catalogue, where he also states that this is a type.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Modiola (Lithodomus) plumula Hanley, 1843 are highlighted in red.

Hanley, S. [1842-1846]. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent shells, by Sylvanus Hanley, B.A., F.L.S. The plates forming a third edition of the Index Testaceologicus by William Wood. W. Wood, London. pp.272 + 18. 9-19 pls. [239-240] [Original Description]
Hanley, S. 1844a. Description of new species of Mytilacea, &c. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 12(132). pp.14-17 [17] []
Hanley, S. 1856. [1842-1856] An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent bivalve shells. Williams & Norgate, London. pp.xvii + 392 + 24. pls. 9-24 [387, 23 (pl. expl.); pl.24; figs.23] []
Kleeman, K. H. 1983. Catalogue of recent and fossil Lithophaga (Bivalvia). Journal of Molluscan Studies. Supplement 12. pp.46 pp. [20] [Type Designation]
Coan, E. V. & Kabat, A. R. 2012. The malacological works and taxa of Sylvanus Hanley (1819-1899). Malacologia. 55(2). pp.285-359 [300] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Panama
Continent: North America
Country: Panama
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Water Body: Caribbean Sea
Sea Area.: Caribbean Sea/Tropical E Pacific
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