Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892 | NMW.1955.158.24174 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892

Ancey, C. M. F. 1892e. On some shells from Eastern Bolivia and Western Brazil. Journal of Conchology. 7(3&4). pp.90-97 [91] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892 [source: MolluscaBase (taxon inquirendum)]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Trochomorphoidea : Euconulidae
Type Status: Syntype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.24174
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Santa Cruz de la Sierra [Bolivia]
Collecting details: P. Germain; Ancey 1919
Wood & Gallichan, 2008: Type material: Syntype:- ‘Type’ NMW.1955.158.24174 1 spec. (e) Type locality: Santa Cruz de la Sierra [Germain] Type evidence: The NMW specimen has an Ancey type label, it was collected by Germain and is from the type locality. Geret’s sales list confirms a type from Ancey’s collection went to Tomlin. It should be noted that there are measurements of one shell in the description and that this specimen closely matches these.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892 are highlighted in red.

Ancey, C. M. F. 1892e. On some shells from Eastern Bolivia and Western Brazil. Journal of Conchology. 7(3&4). pp.90-97 [91] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Ancey, C. M. F. 1901b. Notes sur divers Mollusques de l'Amérique du Sud accompagnées de descriptions d'espèces nouvelles. Le Naturaliste. 15, 2e Serie, 23e Annee (338). pp.81-82 [82] [Cited]
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 [24; pl.15; figs.4, iv] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Santa Cruz de le Sierra
Continent: South America
Country: Bolivia
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Collected by: P. Germain
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Ex. Collector: Ancey 1919
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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