Oliva versicolor Marrat, 1871 | LIVCM.17.6.1875 [582] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Oliva versicolor Marrat, 1871
Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)

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 [31; pl.22; figs.377, 378] [Original Description]
Current name: Olivella versicolor (Marrat, 1871) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (figured) (possible) [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: LIVCM.17.6.1875 [582]
No. specimens: 6
Type Locality: California [United States of America]
Collecting details: Marrat
Notes
One of the specimens could match fig. 377 + 378 in Thesaurus Conchyliorum but impossible to tell as shells are faded and small. Label in Marrat's writing 'Novspecs California 115/2'. Label in Tomlin's writing 'Types of versicolor M. but figs too bad to identify originals.'
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Oliva versicolor 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 [31; pl.22; figs.377, 378] [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 [448] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [22] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: California
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
State/Prov.: California
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Water Body: Pacific Ocean
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Ex. Collector: Marrat
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