Venus deshayesii Hanley, 1846 | LEEDM.C.1957.173.25821 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Venus deshayesii Hanley, 1846
Syntype(s) (possible)

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. [13 (pl. expl.); pl.16; figs.35] [Original Description]
Current name: Tapes sulcarius (Lamarck, 1818) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Bivalvia : Venerida : Veneroidea : Veneridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums and Galleries (Unknown)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1957.173.25821
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: Philippines [Philippines]
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Notes
Coan & Kabat, 2012 state: Hanley's species dates from the publication of Hanley's 1846 plate explanation. Leeds Museum 1957.173.25821, 2 possible syntypes. Leeds material has Hanley labels, no type mentioned, no mention of locality. Note beside species name in Hanley's handwritten catalogue states: 'T. (F.) fig. in R. B. and Sow. Th'. There are two modern labels querying the specimens as types.
References

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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. [13 (pl. expl.); pl.16; figs.35] [Original Description]
Hanley, S. 1856. [1842-1856] An illustrated and descriptive catalogue of recent bivalve shells. Williams & Norgate, London. pp.xvii + 392 + 24. pls. 9-24 [363] []
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]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Philippine Islands
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
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Water Body: Pacific Ocean
Sea Area.: Indo-Pacific
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