Doris similis Alder & Hancock, 1842 | NEWHM:1998.H4733 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Doris similis Alder & Hancock, 1842
Syntype(s) (possible)

Alder & Hancock. 1842. Descriptions of several new species of Nudibranchous Mollusca found on the coast of Northumberland. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 9. pp.31-36 [32] [Original Description]
Current name: Acanthodoris pilosa (Abildgaard in Müller, 1789) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Nudibranchia : Onchidorididae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Alder & Hancock)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:1998.H4733
No. specimens: 4? (Wet)
Type Locality: ‘Cullercoats’ [United Kingdom]
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Notes
From original description: 'very rare'
References

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Alder & Hancock. 1842. Descriptions of several new species of Nudibranchous Mollusca found on the coast of Northumberland. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 9. pp.31-36 [32] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Cullercoats
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
Keeper of Biology
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle
NE2 4PT

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