Helix forrestiana Angas, 1875 | NEWHM:HANM.1.3556 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix forrestiana Angas, 1875
Holotype (possible)

Angas, G. F. 1875. Descriptions of three new species of shells from Australia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1875. pp.389-390. 45. - [389; pl.45; figs.3] [Original Description]
Current name: [Incertae Sedis] forrestiana Angas, 1875 [source: Smith, 1992]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae
Type Status: Holotype (possible) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Angas)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.1.3556
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: North-west 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). This shell may be that figured by Angas (1875). Smith (1992) treats this taxon as incertae sedis in Camaenidae.
References

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Angas, G. F. 1875. Descriptions of three new species of shells from Australia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1875. pp.389-390. 45. - [389; pl.45; figs.3] [Figured] [Original Description]
Smith, B. J. 1992. Non-Marine Mollusca. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. 8. AGPS, Canberra. pp.405 [Cited]
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Point Locality: North-west Australia
Continent: Australia
Country: Australia
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Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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