Trochus electissimus Bean in Thorpe, 1844 | NEWHM:HANM.01201 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Trochus electissimus Bean in Thorpe, 1844
Syntype(s) (possible)

Bean in Thorpe, C. 1844. British marine conchology. E. Lumley, London. pp.267 pp [264-265] [Original Description]
Current name: Steromphala cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Trochidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Bean)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.01201
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: Unknown [United Kingdom]
Collecting details:
2 shells with 2 identifications: Trochus tumidus var.? and Trochus electissimus (det. as Trochus electissimus by A. Salvador, 2018). 2 specimens that match the original dimensions but not the type locality

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Bean in Thorpe, C. 1844. British marine conchology. E. Lumley, London. pp.267 pp [264-265] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Scarborough
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
Keeper of Biology
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne

Email: Dan Gordon

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Ablett J., Brown C., Gallichan J., Gordon D., Holmes A. M., Hunter T., Machin R., Morgenroth H., Oliver P. G., Petts R., Pye S., Reilly M., Rowson B., Salvador A., Sutcliffe R., Turner J. A., Wood H. 2019. Mollusca Types in Great Britain. Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales / Natural History Museum. Available online at [Accessed:  ].

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