Nassa glabella Marrat, 1877 | LIVCM.12.8.1880 [1021] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Nassa glabella Marrat, 1877
Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)

Marrat F.P. 1877b. Description of a new form of Gladius Klein = Rostellaria Lam. Journal of Conchology. 1. pp.245 [3; pl.1; figs.7] [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) [138-139; pl.26; figs.9] [Type Designation]
Current name: Nassarius bicallosus (E.A. Smith, 1876) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 560152]
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 [1021]
No. specimens: 12 (dry shell)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper.
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Notes
Twelve specimens were seen by Tomlin when reviewing the types in 1940, this is reiterated in McMillan 1985, who states that there are 12 syntypes. Cernohorsky, 1984 chose one specimen from this group and designated it the lectotype "specimen measuring length 24.6 mm, width 13.4 mm". One of the specimens matches these measurements and the figure, the others are paralectotypes.
References

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

Marrat F.P. 1877b. Description of a new form of Gladius Klein = Rostellaria Lam. Journal of Conchology. 1. pp.245 [3; pl.1; figs.7] [Figured] [Original Description]
Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [42 (no. 504)] [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) [138-139; pl.26; figs.9] [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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Curatorial Contact

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National Museums Liverpool
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