Nassa crispata Marrat, 1877 | LIVCM.12.8.1880 [631] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Nassa crispata Marrat, 1877
Lectotype

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 [14] [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) [58; pl.1; figs.7] [Type Designation]
Current name: Nassarius arcularia plicatus (Röding, 1798) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 142017]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Nassa Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.12.8.1880 [631]
No. specimens: 1 (dry shell)
Type Locality: Philippines [Philippines]
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Notes
Original description does not make reference to one unique specimen. Tomlin, 1940 listed this specimen with the comment '(one)' and 'monotype'. There is no illustration or measurements in the original description. The description talks of "This shell.." but Ian Wallace (note (16.9.2004) has taken the view that this cannot be taken as meaning there was only one specimen and that McMillan's 1985 comment of 'holotype' should be regarded as erecting a lectotype. Cernohorsky, 1984 states that the juvenile holotype of N. crispata is in Liverpool (he figures the specimen and gives measurements: length 13 mm, width 9 mm). As this pre-dates MacMillan, he must take the credit for designating this as a figured lectotype.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Nassa crispata Marrat, 1877 are highlighted in red.

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 [14] [Original Description]
Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [50 (no. 689)] [Cited]
Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1940. Marrat's species of Nassa. Proceedings of the Malacalogical Society of London. 24. pp.34-40 [36] [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) [58; pl.1; figs.7] [Type Designation] [Figured]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [24] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Philippine Islands
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
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Water Body: Pacific Ocean
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