Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888 | | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
(Non-type material)

Current name: Isara aerumnosa (Melvill, 1888)
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Mitroidea : Mitridae
Type Status: (Non-type material) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Birmingham Museums Trust (Langley Kitching)
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Type Locality: [South Africa]
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Mentioned in a 1966 letter by T. Pain to the curator, K. Davies, about a list of putative type material made by F. R. Woodward, 1966. Not located by F. R. Woodward, 1964; T. Pain, 1966; or in 2022-2023. Unlikely to be a type since Melvill (1888) gives the locality as Algoa Bay and the collector as Mr. Furse. [BR]

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Point Locality: Cape of Good Hope
Continent: Africa
Country: South Africa
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Curatorial Contact

Lukas Large
Curator (Natural Sciences)
Birmingham Museums Trust

Email: Lukas Large

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