Oliva tenuis Marrat, 1871 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [566] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva tenuis 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 [32; pl.22; figs.385] [Original Description]
Current name: Olivella pulchella (Duclos, 1835) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.17.6.1875 [566]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: No locality given on label or stated in paper.
Collecting details: Marrat
Notes
Specimen appears to match fig. 385 in Thesaurus Conchyliorum but shell is small. Label in Marrat's writing 'O. tenuis 165 Marrat Hab(?)'. Label in Tomlin's writing 'Type of tenuis M. identical with pulchella Duclos.' Ford 1953 first uses Holotype.
References

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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 [32; pl.22; figs.385] [Figured] [Original Description]
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 [448] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [21] [Cited]
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