Helix comriei Angas, 1876 | NEWHM:HANM.1.3181 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix comriei Angas, 1876
Syntype(s)

Adams, H. & Angas, G. F. 1876. Descriptions of five new species of land-shells from Madagascar, New Guinea, Central Australia and the Solomon Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876. pp.488-489. 34. - [489; pl.47; figs.4-5] [Original Description]
Current name: Papuina comriei (Angas, 1876) [source: T. Pain (label)]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Angas)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.1.3181
No. specimens: 2 (One shell is punctured.)
Type Locality: Shores of Huon Gulf, South-east New Guinea. [Papua New Guinea]
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Notes
F. R. Woodward label (1979-1980) says "specimen marked T selected as lectotype", but the designation was not published. The shell marked "T" is cracked and both are worn, so it is uncertain whether either was figured by Adams & Angas (1876).
References

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Adams, H. & Angas, G. F. 1876. Descriptions of five new species of land-shells from Madagascar, New Guinea, Central Australia and the Solomon Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876. pp.488-489. 34. - [489; pl.47; figs.4-5] [Figured] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Huon Gulf
Continent: Australia
Country: Papua New Guinea
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Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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