Cyclostoma carnicolor Ancey, 1902 | NMW.1955.158.24094 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Cyclostoma carnicolor Ancey, 1902

Ancey, C. M. F. 1902d. Contributions towards the knowledge of the Mollusca of Madagascar. . The Nautilus. 16(7). pp.80-82 [81] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cyclostoma carnicolor Ancey, 1902 [source: MolluscaBase (taxon inquirendum)]
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Pomatiidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.24094
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Andrahomana [Sikora] (‘Madagascar’ in the title) [Madagascar]
Collecting details: F. Sikora; Ancey; 1899;
Wood & Gallichan, 2008: Type material: Syntype:- ‘Type’ NMW.1955.158.24094 1 spec. (e) Type locality: Andrahomana [Sikora] (‘Madagascar’ in the title) Remarks: Fischer-Piette et al. (1993: 111) synonomised this name under Tropidophora (Ligatella) carnicolor Fulton, 1902. He stated that Fulton’s description was published in April and Ancey’s was published in November of the same year. The type locality for Fulton’s type material is Madagascar Sud, Fort-Dauphin (BMNH). Type evidence: The NMW specimen has an Ancey type label from the type locality with ‘F. Sikora, 1899’ as the collector and year. Geret’s sales list confirms a single type went to Tomlin. Ancey (1902d: 81) did not imply a unique type in his original description.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cyclostoma carnicolor Ancey, 1902 are highlighted in red.

Ancey, C. M. F. 1902d. Contributions towards the knowledge of the Mollusca of Madagascar. . The Nautilus. 16(7). pp.80-82 [81] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Wood, H. & Gallichan, J. 2008. The New Molluscan Names of César-Marie-Felix Ancey including illustrated type material from the National Museum of Wales. Studies in Biodiversity and Systematics of Terrestrial Organisms from the National Museum of Wales. Biotir Reports 3. pp.i-vi, 1-162. 26 pls [34; pl.26; figs.4, iv] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Andrahomana
Continent: Africa
Country: Madagascar
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Collected by: F. Sikora
Collecting date: 1899
Ex. Collector: Ancey
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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