Helix excavatus Alder, 1831 | NEWHM:HANM.00233 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Helix excavatus Alder, 1831
Syntype(s) (possible)

Alder, J. 1831. A catalogue of the land and fresh-water testaceous Mollusca found in the vicinity of Newcastle upon Tyne, with remarks. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne. 1. pp.26-41 [38] [Original Description]
Current name: Zonitoides excavatus (Alder, 1831) [WoRMS ID: 1050734]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Gastrodontoidea : Gastrodontidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Other)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.00233
No. specimens: 2
Type Locality: Under decayed wood, and timber that has lain awhile on the ground; rare. Stella Dean and Gibside Wood. [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Possible syntypes. From type locality, probably ex auct. Alder (1831) attributed authorship to "Bean MSS", i.e. W. Bean, whose collection is in Scarborough Museum, and NHMUK (McMillan & Greenwood, 1972; Dance, 1986).
References

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Alder, J. 1831. A catalogue of the land and fresh-water testaceous Mollusca found in the vicinity of Newcastle upon Tyne, with remarks. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle upon Tyne. 1. pp.26-41 [38] [Original Description]
McMillan, N. F. & Greenwood, E. F. 1972. The Beans of Scarborough; a family of naturalists. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History. 6. pp.152-161 []
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Gibside Wood, Newcastle upon Tyne
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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