Acicula norrisi Gittenberger & Boeters, 1977 | LEEDM.C.1976.13.1.10792 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Acicula norrisi Gittenberger & Boeters, 1977
Paratype(s)

Gittenberger, E. & Boeters, H. D. 1977. Some remarls on Acicula s.s. (Prosobranchia: Rissoacea). Journal of Conchology. 29(3). pp.125-128. text figs. 1-8 [126-127] [Original Description]
Current name: Acicula norrisi Gittenberger & Boeters 1977 [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Architaenioglossa : Cyclophoroidea : Aciculidae
Type Status: Paratype(s) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums & Galleries (Mr Adrian Norris)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1976.13.1.10792
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: Gibraltar [Gibraltar]
Collecting details: A. Norris; 1-15 April 1975
Notes
Gittenberger & Boeters, 1977 state: Holotype BM 1975640. Paratypes: City Museum collections, Leeds (1 specimen); Norris collection (4 specimens, among which one figured); RMNH (a specimen, nr. 55117). Note with both this lot and other type lot LEEDSM.C.2000.1.20477 (figured paratype): Seven specimens (all dead) found in loose fraible soil, in association with Cecilioides peupillieri Servain and C. connollyi Tomlin, on an embankment between the road and a small scrub covered quarry, on the eastern side of Europa Road halfway between the naval Hospital and St. Bernard's Chapel, Gibralter. Holotype in The British Museum (Natural History), figured paratype in A. Norris Collection, other paratypes in The City Museum, Leeds and The Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden.
References

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Gittenberger, E. & Boeters, H. D. 1977. Some remarls on Acicula s.s. (Prosobranchia: Rissoacea). Journal of Conchology. 29(3). pp.125-128. text figs. 1-8 [126-127] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Eastern side of Europa Road halfway between the naval Hospital and St. Bernard's Chapel
Continent: Europe
Country: Gibraltar
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Collected by: A. Norris
Collecting date: 1-15 April 1975
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Field Notes: Found in loose fraible soil, in association with Cecilioides peupillieri Servain and C. connollyi Tomlin, on an embankment between the road and a small scrub covered quarry
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