Helix lacuna Montagu, 1803 | EXEMS Moll4189 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Helix lacuna Montagu, 1803

Current name: Lacuna parva (da Costa, 1778)
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (Montagu, Col. G.)
Catalogue No.: EXEMS Moll4189
No. specimens: 4 shells
Type Locality: Folkstone in Kent
Collecting details:
5 shells are attached to the mounting card but one is Rissoa parva.

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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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