Limnea lineata var. [sinistral] Bean, 1834 | NEWHM:HANM.00744 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Limnea lineata var. [sinistral] Bean, 1834
Syntype(s) (possible)

Bean, W. 1834. Fusus Turtoni Bean, and Limnea lineata Bean, two rare and hitherto undescribed species of shells, described and illustrated. Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology. 7. pp.493-494. 61-62 [493; figs.62b] [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.00744
No. specimens: 4
Type Locality: only one pond in our neighbourhood [...] at Scarborough [...] [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Possible syntype, of Limnea lineata (the sinistral variety was not given a different name). Also present is a green label (by F. R. Woodward?) saying "Types? Figured." Bean type material may be found elsewhere in the UK (McMillan & Greenwood, 1972; Dance, 1986).
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Limnea lineata var. [sinistral] Bean, 1834 are highlighted in red.

Bean, W. 1834. Fusus Turtoni Bean, and Limnea lineata Bean, two rare and hitherto undescribed species of shells, described and illustrated. Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology. 7. pp.493-494. 61-62 [493; figs.62b] [Figured] [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: Scarborough
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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