Odostomia conspicua Alder, 1850 | NEWHM:HANM.02030 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Odostomia conspicua Alder, 1850
Syntype(s)

Alder, J. 1850. Addictions to the Mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. Transactions of the Tyneside Naturalist's Field Club. 1. pp.358-365 [359-360] [Original Description]
Current name: Megastomia conspicua (Alder, 1850) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 416636]
Classification: Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Alder)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:HANM.02030
No. specimens: 2 (shell)
Type Locality: “One specimen, dead, but tolerably fresh, was obtained from the first day’s dredging [Whitburn, Summer 1848]. I have since found a yound individual among some small shells dredged off Douglas, Isle of man, in June, 1848” [United Kingdom]
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Notes
Handwriting label (probably by Alder) “Whitburn + Isle of Man”
References

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Alder, J. 1850. Addictions to the Mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. Transactions of the Tyneside Naturalist's Field Club. 1. pp.358-365 [359-360] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Whitburn + Isle of Man
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
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Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
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