Oliva flava Marrat, 1870 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [452] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva flava Marrat, 1870
Syntype(s) (figured)

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 [15; pl.11; figs.156, 157] [Original Description]
Current name: Oliva flava Marrat, 1870 [source: Voskuil, 2017]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (figured) [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool (Marrat Oliva Collection)
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.17.6.1875 [452]
No. specimens: 2
Type Locality: No locality given in paper.
Collecting details: Marrat
Specimens match illustrations 156 & 157 in Thesaurus Conchyliorum. Marrat handwritten label 'OLIVA flava Marrat' Marrat handwritten label 'Shell figured 157' Tomlin handwritten label 'type of O. flava M. fig. 157 but not the shell represented in 156, I think. = elegans Lam.' Tomlin handwritten label 'orig of f. 156 flava M. one of the 2 types: you have already had the other back (fig. 157) = elegans Lam. Both specimens imaged 157 on left and 156 on right herewith. McMillan label '2 other specs placed in separate box labelled as having been found in same box as type.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Oliva flava 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 [15; pl.11; figs.156, 157] [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-12; figs.6] []
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Curatorial Contact

Tony Hunter
Assistant Curator (Entomology)
National Museums Liverpool
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