Marginella quadrifasciata Marrat, 1873 | LIVCM.?27.11.1889 [720] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Marginella quadrifasciata Marrat, 1873

Marrat F.P. 1873. New species of shells. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ser 4 vol 12. pp.426 [426] [Original Description]
Current name: Gibberula quadrafasciata (Marrat, 1873) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Marginellidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Keen, Miss Edith)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.?27.11.1889 [720]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Kabenda, 30 miles north of the Congo, Africa, in 10 fathoms [Angola]
Collecting details: Keen
Orig Marrat handwritten label with locality and species name. Locality and measurement (3 mill. long) match the 1873 publication. Tomlin 1917 'Type - Mus Keen'

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Marginella quadrifasciata Marrat, 1873 are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1873. New species of shells. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ser 4 vol 12. pp.426 [426] [Original Description]
Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1917. A Systematic list of the Marginellidae. Proceedings of the Malacalogical Society of London. 12. pp.242-306 [293] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [28] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Kabenda
Continent: Africa
Country: Angola
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Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
Sea Area.: Tropical East Atlantic
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Ex. Collector: Keen
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Curatorial Contact

Tony Hunter
Assistant Curator (Entomology)
National Museums Liverpool
World Museum, William Brown Street
L3 8EN

Email: Tony Hunter

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