Rostellaria martini (Marrat, 1877) | indeterminate Marrat accession [976] | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Rostellaria martini (Marrat, 1877)

Marrat F.P. 1877b. Description of a new form of Gladius Klein = Rostellaria Lam. Journal of Conchology. 1. pp.245 [244] [Original Description]
Current name: Rostellariella martinii (Marrat, 1877) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Stromboidea : Strombidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: indeterminate Marrat accession [976]
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Cebu, Philippines [Philippines]
Collecting details: Trice Martin
Marrat 1877 states that 2 shells were collected and that Trice Martin has the second and only other specimen known'. One is in Marrat's colln, National Museum Liverpool and the other in Tomlin's collection, National Museum Wales (labelled as a Paratype) from exact location and from same ex collector. MacMillan handwritten label ''Mr F.P. Marrat exhibited the following - the type specimen of Gladius martinii, Marrat, a new shell from Cebu, Philippine Islands, from the collection of Mrs S. Trice Martin of Manchester, recently figured and described by Mar Marrat in the Leeds Quarterly Journal of Conchology and presented by him to the Free Museum' Ex Proc Lit & Phil Soc L'pool No. 32, P. LX 1878.'

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Rostellaria martini (Marrat, 1877) are highlighted in red.

Marrat F.P. 1877b. Description of a new form of Gladius Klein = Rostellaria Lam. Journal of Conchology. 1. pp.245 [244] [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 [30; figs.fig 1] [Cited] [Figured]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [28] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Cebu (formerly Zebu)
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
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Island: Cebu
Water Body: Pacific Ocean
Sea Area.: Indo-Pacific
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Ex. Collector: Trice Martin
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Curatorial Contact

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