Cleopatra dupuisii Spence, 1923 | MANCH.EE.6340 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Cleopatra dupuisii Spence, 1923

Spence, G. C. 1923. Mollusca from the Belgian Congo (II). Journal of Conchology. 17. pp.19-24. pl. 1 [24; pl.1] [Original Description]
Current name: Melanoides dupuisi (Spence, 1923) [source: IUCN Red List]
Classification: Gastropoda : Cerithioidea : Thiaridae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Jon Ablett ]
Collection: Manchester Museum
Catalogue No.: MANCH.EE.6340
No. specimens: 1 (shell)
Type Locality: Beach Wash, Ngandu (3°15’S: 16°15’E), French Congo [Congo (Brazzaville)]
Collecting details: Dyke

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cleopatra dupuisii Spence, 1923 are highlighted in red.

Spence, G. C. 1923. Mollusca from the Belgian Congo (II). Journal of Conchology. 17. pp.19-24. pl. 1 [24; pl.1] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
McGhie, H. A. 2008. Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK. ZooKeys. 1. pp.1-46 [14] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Ngandu, on the French side of the river about ten miles from Kwamouth (roughly 3°15’S: 16°15’E)’
Continent: Africa
Country: Congo (Brazzaville)
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Curatorial Contact

Rachel Petts
Curatorial Assistant Natural Science
Manchester Museum
University of Manchester, Oxford Road
M13 9PL

Email: Rachel Petts

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