Helix (Geotrochus) deidamia Angas, 1870 | NEWHM:HANM.1.3534 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix (Geotrochus) deidamia Angas, 1870
Syntype(s) (figured)

Angas, G. F. 1870. Descriptions of eight new species of Helicidae from the western Pacific islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1869. pp.624-626. 48. - [625; pl.48; figs.3] [Original Description]
Current name: Papuina meta (Pfeiffer, 1857) [source: Delsaerdt, 2012] [WoRMS ID: 1245510]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (figured) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Angas)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.1.3534
No. specimens: 2
Type Locality: Ysabel Island, Solomon Group. [Solomon Islands]
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Notes
Delsaerdt (2012) places in synonymy with meta Pfeiffer, 1857. F. R. Woodward label (1979-1980) says "specimen marked T selected as lectotype", but the designation was not published.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Helix (Geotrochus) deidamia Angas, 1870 are highlighted in red.

Angas, G. F. 1870. Descriptions of eight new species of Helicidae from the western Pacific islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1869. pp.624-626. 48. - [625; pl.48; figs.3] [Original Description] [Figured]
Delsaerdt, A. G. J. 2012. Land snails on the Solomon Islands Volume II: Camaenidae. L'Informatore Piceno, Ancona. pp.178 [52] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Isabel Island
Continent: Australia
Country: Solomon Islands
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Island Group: Solomon Islands
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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