Oliva arctata Marrat, 1871 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [402] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva arctata Marrat, 1871
Lectotype

Marrat F.P. 1871. A monograph of the genus Oliva. part 30. Thesaurus Conchyliorum (G. B. Sowerby II ed.,). pls.15-25. figs.212-473 [20; pl.15; figs.229, 230] [Original Description]
Current name: Oliva pacifica Marrat, 1870 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 448137]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Oliva Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.17.6.1875 [402]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: China Seas
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Notes
Illustration in Thesaurus Conchyliorum is same size as specimen but specimen is faded and difficult to tell if pattern matches. Marrat handwritten label 'O. arctata Mar China Sea'. Note in Tomlin's handwriting states 'Obviously the young of O. pacifica, and the shells came from exactly the same source.' Ford 1953 first mention of Holotype.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Oliva arctata Marrat, 1871 are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1871. A monograph of the genus Oliva. part 30. Thesaurus Conchyliorum (G. B. Sowerby II ed.,). pls.15-25. figs.212-473 [20; pl.15; figs.229, 230] [Original Description] [Figured]
Ford, W.K. 1953. Notes by J.R. le B. Tomlin, M.A. on Marrat's Species of Oliva. North Western Naturalist. September. pp.442-449 [443] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [17] [Cited]
Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. Oliva shells. The genus Oliva and the Species problem. L'Informatore Piceno, Italy. pp.570. 48 [433; pl.T-16; figs.9] [Figured] [Cited]
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