Helix malantensis Angas, 1876 | NEWHM:HANM.1.3618 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix malantensis Angas, 1876
Syntype(s) (figured)

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. - [388; pl.47; figs.1-3] [Original Description]
Current name: Papuina malantensis (Angas, 1876) [source: Delsaerdt, 2012]
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.1.3618
No. specimens: 3
Type Locality: Malanta Islands, Solomon Archipelago. [Solomon Islands]
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Notes
Delsaerdt (2012) considers all three shells to be the figured syntypes.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Helix malantensis Angas, 1876 are highlighted in red.

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. - [388; pl.47; figs.1-3] [Figured] [Original Description]
Delsaerdt, A. G. J. 2012. Land snails on the Solomon Islands Volume II: Camaenidae. L'Informatore Piceno, Ancona. pp.178 [67] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Malanta 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
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