Oliva figura Marrat, 1870 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [451] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva figura Marrat, 1870
Lectotype

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.45] [Original Description]
Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. Oliva shells. The genus Oliva and the Species problem. L'Informatore Piceno, Italy. pp.570. 48 [443; pl.T-5; figs.3] [Original Description]
Current name: Oliva figura Marrat, 1870 [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 [451]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: S. America
Collecting details: Marrat
Notes
Specimen is a match for illustration 45 in Thesaurus Conchyliorum. Tomlin handwritten label 'Type (+ 2 others) of O. figure M. + orig of f. 45. This is a pretty dark var of reticularis Lam.' Ford 1953 first mention of Holotype. McMillan handwritten label '2 other specs placed in separate box & labelled as having been found in same box as Type.'
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Oliva figura 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.45] [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 [445] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [18] [Cited]
Tursch, B. & Greifeneder, D. 2001. Oliva shells. The genus Oliva and the Species problem. L'Informatore Piceno, Italy. pp.570. 48 [443; pl.T-5; figs.3] [Original Description] [Figured]
Specimen Data
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Continent: South America
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Curatorial Contact

Tony Hunter
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National Museums Liverpool
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