Nassa incrassata var. gibberula Marrat, 1880 | LIVCM.12.8.1880 [696] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Nassa incrassata var. gibberula Marrat, 1880
Nomen nudum

Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [72 (no. 1205] [Original Description]
Current name: Nassarius corniculus (Olivi, 1792) [source: Cernohorsky, 1985]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae
Type Status: Nomen nudum [Verified - Jennifer Gallichan ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Nassa Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.12.8.1880 [696]
No. specimens: 2 (dry shell)
Type Locality: Mediterranean
Collecting details: Lombe Taylor
Note by Ian Wallace 22.1.2003: This is only a name in a list so is presumably a nomen nudum. McMillan, 1985 refers to these specimens as 2 syntypes. As there was no description with the name it is not valid. As the name is not valid, the specimens cannot be considered type material.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Nassa incrassata var. gibberula Marrat, 1880 are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1880. On the varieties of the shells belonging to the genus Nassa, Lam. Printed privately, Liverpool. pp.1-104 [72 (no. 1205] [Original Description]
Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1940. Marrat's species of Nassa. Proceedings of the Malacalogical Society of London. 24. pp.34-40 [36] [Cited]
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

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

Email: Tony Hunter

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