Nassa concentrica Marrat, 1874 | LIVCM.12.8.1880 [1018] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Nassa concentrica Marrat, 1874
Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)

Marrat F.P. 1874. New species of shells. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ser 4 vol 13. pp.70-71 [71] [Original Description]
Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984. Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum. 14. pp.1-356 (incl. 51 pls) [144; pl.28; figs.5] [Type Designation]
Current name: Nassarius concinnus (Powys, 1835) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 215753]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae
Type Status: Lectotype & Paralectotype(s) [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Nassa Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.12.8.1880 [1018]
No. specimens: 5 (dry shell)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper.
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Notes
The original description does not give an indication of the number of specimens. Tomlin did not indicate how many specimens when reviewing the types in 1940, McMillan 1985, states that there are 5 syntypes. Cernohorsky, 1984 chose one specimen from this group of five and designated it the lectotype, figuring it in the paper and giving measurements (length 9.6 mm, width 5.3 mm). There is one specimen in the lot that matches these measurements and the figure, this has been separated into a gelatine capsule. The remaining specimens are paralectotypes.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Nassa concentrica Marrat, 1874 are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1874. New species of shells. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ser 4 vol 13. pp.70-71 [71] [Original Description]
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 [7] [Cited]
Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [45 (no. 564)] [Cited]
Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1940. Marrat's species of Nassa. Proceedings of the Malacalogical Society of London. 24. pp.34-40 [35] [Cited]
Cernohorsky, W. O. 1984. Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum. 14. pp.1-356 (incl. 51 pls) [144; pl.28; figs.5] [Type Designation] [Figured]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [24] [Cited]
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