Theratodocion kibokoense D. S. Brown & Verdcourt, 1998 | LEEDM.C.1993.5.28905 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Theratodocion kibokoense D. S. Brown & Verdcourt, 1998
Paratype(s)

Brown, D. S. & Verdcourt, B. 1998. A new genus and species of freshwater pulmonate (Planorbidae) from Kenya. Journal of Conchology. 36(2). pp.1-5. text figs. [2-4] [Original Description]
Current name: Theratodocion kibokoense Brown & Verdcourt, 1998 [source: GBIF]
Classification: Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Planorboidea : Planorbidae
Type Status: Paratype(s) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: Leeds Museums & Galleries (T. E. Crowley)
Catalogue No.: LEEDM.C.1993.5.28905
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: Kenya, east bank of a tributary stream of the Kiboko River, in the grounds of Hunters' Lodge Hotel, about 150 km SE of Nairobi on the main road to Mombasa [Kenya]
Collecting details: N. John Peake; 12 January 1991
Notes
Brown & Verdcourt, 1998 state: Holotype - 1 shell (BMNH.1996.157). Paratypes - 11 from the type locality: 7 dry (BMNH.1996.158.); 2 in ethanol, one from which the radula was extracted and another having the remains of the body deep within the shell (BMNH.1996.159.); 1 dry (Musée Royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, registration no. 803.176); and 1 dry (T. E. Crowley collection). This is not the paratype figured in the paper. Specimen label states: Theratodocion kibokoense n. gen, n. sp. (to be submitted to J. Conchology). Paratype.
References

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Brown, D. S. & Verdcourt, B. 1998. A new genus and species of freshwater pulmonate (Planorbidae) from Kenya. Journal of Conchology. 36(2). pp.1-5. text figs. [2-4] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: East bank of a tributary stream of the Kiboko River, in the grounds of Hunters' Lodge Hotel,
Continent: Africa
Country: Kenya
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Collected by: N. John Peake
Collecting date: 12 January 1991
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Field Notes: The specimens were collected just south of the hotel building, within an area extending along about 30 m of the bank and from the water's edge to about 20 m from the riverside
Altitude: 900 m (approx.)
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Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -2.2,37.716667
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