Opeas angustior Preston, 1911 | MANCH.EE.5536 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Opeas angustior Preston, 1911

Current name: Streptostele angustior Preston, 1911 [source: Verdcourt, 2006]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Streptaxidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - McGhie, 2004 ]
Collection: Manchester Museum (Spence ex Preston)
Catalogue No.: MANCH.EE.5536
No. specimens: 5
Type Locality: Between Rumruti and Mount Kenia, British East Africa.
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References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Opeas angustior Preston, 1911 are highlighted in red.

Preston, H. B. 1911. Descriptions of thirty six new species of land and freshwater shells from British East Africa, chiefly from Mount Kenia and the neighbouring district. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8(8). pp.463-476. pls 11-12 [475; pl.12; figs.33] []
McGhie, H. A. 2008. Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK. ZooKeys. 1. pp.1-46 [6] [Cited]
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Point Locality: Between Rumruti and Mount Kenia, British East Africa.
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Curatorial Contact

Rachel Petts
Curatorial Assistant Natural Science
Manchester Museum
University of Manchester, Oxford Road
M13 9PL

Email: Rachel Petts

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