Pupa muscerda Benson, 1853 | MANCH.EE.03094 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Pupa muscerda Benson, 1853
Paralectotype(s) (possible)

Benson, W.H. 1853. Characters of new land shells collected by Edgar L. Layard, Esq., in Ceylon. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 2 (12). pp.90-97 [94] [Original Description]
Raheem D.C., Taylor H., Ablett J.D., Preece R.C., Aravind N.A., Naggs F. 2014. A Systematic Revision of the Land Snails of the Western Ghats of India. pp.1-294 [61] [Type Designation]
Current name: Microstele muscerda (Benson, 1853) [source: WMSDB]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Pupilloidea : Pupillidae
Type Status: Paralectotype(s) (possible) [Verified - Jon Ablett ]
Collection: Manchester Museum (E. Layard)
Catalogue No.: MANCH.EE.03094
No. specimens: 4 (shell)
Type Locality: Ceylon [Sri Lanka]
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References

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Benson, W.H. 1853. Characters of new land shells collected by Edgar L. Layard, Esq., in Ceylon. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 2 (12). pp.90-97 [94] [Original Description]
Raheem D.C., Taylor H., Ablett J.D., Preece R.C., Aravind N.A., Naggs F. 2014. A Systematic Revision of the Land Snails of the Western Ghats of India. pp.1-294 [61] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Ceylon
Continent: Asia
Country: Sri Lanka
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