Fusus propinquus Alder, 1848 | NEWHM:HANM.01769 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Fusus propinquus Alder, 1848
Syntype(s) (possible)

Alder, J. 1848. Catalogue of the Mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. Transactions of the Tyneside Naturalist's Field Club. pp.97-209 [63-64] [Original Description]
Current name: Colus jeffreysianus (P. Fischer, 1868) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 138903]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Howse, W.R.)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.01769
No. specimens: 2 (Shell)
Type Locality: “In the coralline and deep-water zones”, “rare”. From the publication title “Northumberland and Durham”.
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Notes
"Modern" label "Durham coast. Deep water" (no original labels). The label locality “Durham coast. Deep water” matches the type locality; the specimens are from the W.R. Howse collection. Matches figure in Howse 1847’s publication.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Fusus propinquus Alder, 1848 are highlighted in red.

Howse, Richard. 1847. Notes on a dredging excursion off the coast of Durham; with descriptions of the Ova-capsules of Fusus norvegicus and Fusus turtoni. 19 (125). pp.160-164 [160; pl.10; figs.5] [Figured]
Alder, J. 1848. Catalogue of the Mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. Transactions of the Tyneside Naturalist's Field Club. pp.97-209 [63-64] [Original Description]
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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