Nassa acutangula Marrat, 1877 | LIVCM.12.8.1880 [626] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Nassa acutangula Marrat, 1877
Holotype

Marrat F.P. 1877c. On Forty Proposed New Forms in the Genus Nassa. Meek, Thomas & Co. "St George's" Printing Works, Liverpool. pp.15pp. 1 [9] [Original Description]
Current name: Nassarius mendicus (Gould, 1850) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 560256]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Nassa Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.12.8.1880 [626]
No. specimens: 1 (shell)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper.
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Notes
Marrat, 1877 states "A curious sharply angled shell of a distinct type but in bad condition". Tomlin, 1940 implies that this is a holotype by way on monotypy as refers to 'monotype' in his list. McMillan, 1984 refers to this specimen as the holotype.
References

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Marrat F.P. 1877c. On Forty Proposed New Forms in the Genus Nassa. Meek, Thomas & Co. "St George's" Printing Works, Liverpool. pp.15pp. 1 [9] [Original Description]
Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [67 (no. 1132)] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [24] [Cited]
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National Museums Liverpool
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