Macroceramus gossei var. arctispirus Ancey, 1886 | NMW.1955.158.24176 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Macroceramus gossei var. arctispirus Ancey, 1886

Current name: Microceramus concisus (Morelet, 1849)
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Urocoptoidea : Urocoptidae
Type Status: Syntypes [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.24176
No. specimens: 2 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Ile d’Utilla [Honduras]
Collecting details: C. T. Simpson; Ancey
Wood & Gallichan, 2008: Type material: Syntypes:- ‘Type’ NMW.1955.158.24176 2 spec. (e) Type locality: Ile d’Utilla (‘République du Honduras’ in the introduction) [M. Chas. T. Simpson] Remarks: Not listed in Johnson (1996). Type evidence: The NMW lot has an Ancey type label, is collected by Simpson and is from the type locality. Geret’s sales list confirms types from Ancey’s collection went to Tomlin.

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Specimen Data
Point Locality: Utilla Island
Continent: North America
Country: Honduras
State/Prov.: Gulf of Honduras
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Island: Utilla Island
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Collected by: C. T. Simpson
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Ex. Collector: Ancey
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Cathays Park
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