Tellina balaustina Linnaeus, 1758 | LSL.45 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Tellina balaustina Linnaeus, 1758
Syntype(s) (possible)

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. [figs.no. 47] [Original Description]
Current name: Arcopella balaustina Linnaeus, 1758 [source: WoRMS]
Classification: Bivalvia : Cardiida : Tellinoidea : Tellinidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Jon Ablett ]
Collection: The Linnean Society of London (The Linnean Shell Collection)
Catalogue No.: LSL.45
No. specimens: 4 (Dry)
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References

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Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. [figs.no. 47] [Original Description]
Linnaeus, C. 1767. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]. [figs.no. 61] []
Hanley, S.C.T. 1855. Ipsa Linnaei Conchylia. The shells of Linnaeus, determined from his manuscripts and collection… Also, an exact reprint of the Vermes Testacea of the ‘Systema Naturae’ and ‘Mantissa’. London, 1855. [p. 40] []
Dodge H. 1953. A historical review of the mollusks of Linnaeus. Part 2, The class Cephalopoda and the genera Conus and Cypraea of the Class Gastropoda. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 103, article 1 [p. 49; pl.pt. 1] []
Dance, S. P. 1967. Report on the Linnaean shell collection. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London. 178. pp.1-24 [figs.0020033] []
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