Helix (Iberus) berkeleii Lowe, 1861 | 406132–406136 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Helix (Iberus) berkeleii Lowe, 1861

Lowe, R. T. 1861. Diagnoses of new Canarian Land-Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 3(7). pp.104-112 [108] [Original Description]
Current name: Hemicycla berkeleii (Lowe, 1861) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicina : Helicoidea : Helicidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: Brighton & Hove Museums (Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton)
Catalogue No.: 406132–406136
No. specimens: 5 (Dry)
Type Locality: "sub lapidus in convallecula arida aprica inter 'Juan Grande' et 'Maspalomas' Canariae Magne australoris" [under stones in the dry valleys between Juan Grande and Maspalomas, south of Grand Canary] [Spain]
Collecting details: Col. L. Worthington-Wilmer

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Lowe, R. T. 1861. Diagnoses of new Canarian Land-Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 3(7). pp.104-112 [108] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Grand Canary
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Country: Spain
State/Prov.: Canary Is.
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Island Group: Canary Islands
Island: Grand Canary
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Ex. Collector: Col. L. Worthington-Wilmer
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Curatorial Contact

Lee Ismail
Curator of Natural History
Brighton & Hove Museums
Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton

Email: Lee Ismail

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