Cytherea effossa Hanley, 1843 | LEEDM.C.1957.173.24640 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cytherea effossa Hanley, 1843
Syntype(s) (possible)

Hanley, S. 1843a. [for 1842] Descriptions of four new species of bivalve shells. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 10(116). pp.122-123 [123] [Original Description]
Current name: Sunetta effossa (Hanley, 1843) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Bivalvia : Venerida : Veneroidea : Veneridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums and Galleries (Mr Sylvanus Charles Thorpe Hanley B.A., F.L.S.)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1957.173.24640
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: No locality given on label or stated in paper.
Collecting details:
Coan & Kabat, 2012 state: Leeds Museum 1957.173.24640, two possible syntypes. Leeds material does not have a Hanley label. There is mention to the species in Hanley's handwritten catalogue, no type is written but it does list the locality 'Philippines' (no locality known according to Coan & Kabat, 2012). S. Whybrow label states: ? Syntypes. neither of these 2 appears to be the fig. (dated 9/1979).

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cytherea effossa Hanley, 1843 are highlighted in red.

Hanley, S. 1843a. [for 1842] Descriptions of four new species of bivalve shells. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 10(116). pp.122-123 [123] [Original Description]
Hanley, S. 1843b. [An illustrated, enlarged, and English edition of Lamarck's species of shells, comprising the whole of the recent additions in Deshayes' last French edition, with numerous species not noticed by that naturalist: accompanied by accurate delineations of almost all the shells described, and forming the third edition of the Index Testaceologicus, 1843]. W. Wood, London. pp.33-144. pl. 3 [109] []
Hanley, S. 1856. [1842-1856] An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent bivalve shells. Williams & Norgate, London. pp.xvii + 392 + 24. pls. 9-24 [353; pl.15; figs.18] []
Coan, E. V. & Kabat, A. R. 2012. The malacological works and taxa of Sylvanus Hanley (1819-1899). Malacologia. 55(2). pp.285-359 [320] [Cited]
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