Achatina linterae Sowerby, 1890 | EXEMS 1720/1909/xxx/167/1 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Achatina linterae Sowerby, 1890
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. 1890. Descriptions of thirteen new species of land shells, with notes on Bulimus fulminans. . Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1889. pp.577-582 [Original Description]
Current name: Cochlitoma zebra (Bruguière, 1789) [WoRMS ID: 1058530]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Miss JE Linter)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS 1720/1909/xxx/167/1
No. specimens: 1 shell
Type Locality: Port elizabeth [South Africa]
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References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Achatina linterae Sowerby, 1890 are highlighted in red.

Sowerby, G. B. 1890. Descriptions of thirteen new species of land shells, with notes on Bulimus fulminans. . Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1889. pp.577-582 [Original Description]
van Bruggen, A. C. 1965. Two new species of Achatinidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda Pulmonata) from the Drakensberg Range, with general remarks of Southern African Achatinidae . Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. 71. pp.79-91 [Nomenclature]
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Point Locality: Port Elizabeth
Continent: Africa
Country: South Africa
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Holly Morgenroth
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
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