Turbo nivosus Montagu, 1803 | NHMUK.1998049 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Turbo nivosus Montagu, 1803

Current name: Jordaniella nivosa (Montagu, 1803)
Classification: Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [ ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: NHMUK.1998049
No. specimens: 1 shell
Type Locality: South coast of Devon [United Kingdom]
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MATERIAL AT RAMM NOT TRACED. Listed in the RAMM register as lot 4410 it is not present. The only type material in in the NHMUK under NHMUK 1998049.

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Turbo nivosus Montagu, 1803 are highlighted in red.

Montagu, G. 1803b. Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures (Vol. 2). J. White, London. pp.313 (293-606) [326] []
Oliver, P.G. , Morgenroth, H. & Salvador, A. 2017. Type specimens of Mollusca described by Col. George Montagu in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter and the Natural History Museum, London. Zoosystematics and Evolution. 93(2). pp.363-412 [392; figs.48] []
Specimen Data
Point Locality: South coast of Devon
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Curatorial Contact

Holly Morgenroth
Collections Officer
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Bradninch Offices, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street

Email: Holly Morgenroth

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