Oliva brunnea Marrat, 1870 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [414] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva brunnea Marrat, 1870

Marrat F.P. 1870. A monograph of the genus Oliva. part 29. Thesaurus Conchyliorum (G. B. Sowerby II ed.,). pls.1-14. figs.1-211 [7; pl.4; figs.54, 55] [Original Description]
Current name: Oliva spicata (Röding, 1798) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Oliva Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.17.6.1875 [414]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Borneo [Indonesia/Malaysia/Brunei]
Collecting details: Marrat
Specimen a match for illustrations in Thesaurus Conchyliorum. Tomlin's handwritten note 'Type of brunnea M. orig of f.54, 55 = spicata Röding.' Ford 1953 first mention of Holotype.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Oliva brunnea Marrat, 1870 are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1870. A monograph of the genus Oliva. part 29. Thesaurus Conchyliorum (G. B. Sowerby II ed.,). pls.1-14. figs.1-211 [7; pl.4; figs.54, 55] [Original Description] [Figured]
Ford, W.K. 1953. Frederick Price Marrat 1820-1904. A Liverpool Conchologist. Liverpool Libraries, Museums & Arts Committee. vol. 2, No.3. pp.30-36. 4 [444] [Cited] [Nomenclature]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [17] [Cited]
Kaicher, S.D. 1989. Card Catalogue of World-wide Shells. . Sally Diana Kaicher. Pack #54 - Olividae Part IV [5573] [Figured] [Cited]
Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. Oliva shells. The genus Oliva and the Species problem. L'Informatore Piceno, Italy. pp.570. 48 [436; pl.T-8; figs.3] [Figured] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Borneo
Continent: Asia
Country: Indonesia/Malaysia/Brunei
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Water Body: Pacific Ocean
Sea Area.: Indo-Pacific
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Ex. Collector: Marrat
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Curatorial Contact

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