Helix curtisiana Pfeiffer, 1864 | NEWHM:HANM.1.3531 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix curtisiana Pfeiffer, 1864
Holotype (possible)

Pfeiffer, L. 1864b. Descriptions of ten new species of land-shells, from the collection of George French Angas, Esq. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1863. pp.526-529. -. - [528] [Original Description]
Current name: Thersites curtisiana (Pfeiffer, 1864) [source: T. Pain (label)]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae
Type Status: Holotype (possible) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Angas)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.1.3531
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Port Curtis, N. E. Australia. [Australia]
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Notes
F. R. Woodward label (1979-1980) says "holotype", but the number of specimens was not specified in the description (ICZN Recommendation 73F).
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Pfeiffer, L. 1864b. Descriptions of ten new species of land-shells, from the collection of George French Angas, Esq. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1863. pp.526-529. -. - [528] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Port Curtis
Continent: Australia
Country: Australia
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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