Limneus acutus Jeffreys, 1830 | NEWHM:HANM.00751 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Limneus acutus Jeffreys, 1830
Syntype(s) (possible)

Jeffreys, J. G. 1830. A synopsis of the testaceous pneumonobranchous Mollusca of Great Britain. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 16. pp.323-392 [373] [Original Description]
Current name: Radix balthica (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS ID: 248264]
Classification: Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Lymnaeoidea : Lymnaeidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Other)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.00751
No. specimens: 9
Type Locality: Plentifully in a large pool on Crymlyn Burrows, [Swansea] [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Possible syntypes. Type locality is "Crymlyn Burrows" which is indeed near Swansea. Probably ex auct. Other type material also probably in USNM, Washington, USA.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Limneus acutus Jeffreys, 1830 are highlighted in red.

Jeffreys, J. G. 1830. A synopsis of the testaceous pneumonobranchous Mollusca of Great Britain. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 16. pp.323-392 [373] [Original Description]
Waren, A. 1980. Marine Mollusca described by John Gwyn Jeffreys, with the location of the type material. Journal of Conchology Special Publication. 1. pp.1-60. 1-8 []
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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