Ostrea multistriata Hanley, 1846 | LEEDM.C.1957.173.24636 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Ostrea multistriata Hanley, 1846
Syntype(s)

Hanley, S. 1844b. [Descriptions of new species of the genus Tellina, cheifly collected by H. Cuming, Esp. in the Philippine Island and Central America]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 12(134). pp.59-64 [106] [Original Description]
Current name: Striostrea margaritacea (Lamark , 1819) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Bivalvia : Ostreida : Ostreoidea : Ostreidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums & Galleries (Mr Sylvanus Charles Thorpe Hanley B.A., F.L.S.)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1957.173.24636
No. specimens: 1 (shell)
Type Locality: the lower valves were attached by their entire surfaces to a ship returning from the coast of Africa]
Collecting details: [Mus. Saul, Cumin, Hanley]
Notes
Coan & Kabat, 2012 state: NHMUK 1907.12.30.335, figured syntype; Leeds Museum 1957.173.24636, syntype. Leeds specimen has a Hanley label, no type written. The species is referred to in Hanley's handwritten catalogue stating: the type, F. fig. in Conc. Misc. and Reeve C. Ic. There is a modern label from Solene Whybrow (dated 1975) stating "BM(NH) holds figd. syntype, this spec. may be another syntype". There is a later note from Kabat (dated 2 July 2012) listing the same syntype lot at the NHM.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Ostrea multistriata Hanley, 1846 are highlighted in red.

Hanley, S. 1844b. [Descriptions of new species of the genus Tellina, cheifly collected by H. Cuming, Esp. in the Philippine Island and Central America]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 12(134). pp.59-64 [106] [Original Description]
Hanley, S. 1854. [1854-1858] The conchological miscellany .. illustrative of Amphidesma, Pandora, Ostrea, Melo, the Melaniadae, Ampullaria and Cyclostoma. Williams & Norgate, London & Edinburgh. pp.11 pp. of legends. 40 pls. [pl.Ostrea, pl. 1; figs.3] []
Hanley, S. 1856. [1842-1856] An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent bivalve shells. Williams & Norgate, London. pp.xvii + 392 + 24. pls. 9-24 [305] []
Coan, E. V. & Kabat, A. R. 2012. The malacological works and taxa of Sylvanus Hanley (1819-1899). Malacologia. 55(2). pp.285-359 [303] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Coast of Africa
Continent: Africa
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