Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994 | NMW.Z.1993.003.00007 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994
Holotype

Oliver, P. G. & Chesney, H. C. G. 1994. Taxonomy of Arabian Bivalves. Part 1. Arcoidea. Journal of Conchology. 35(1). pp.17-31. pls 1-3; text figs 1-6 [25-27; pl. 2, figs 4-5] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994 [WoRMS ID: 504292]
Classification: Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Chesney-Oliver)
Catalogue No.: NMW.Z.1993.003.00007
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Under rocks at top of shore close to sand, adjacent to Muscat Aquarium, Al Bustan, Oman, 23°33.5’N., 58°37.5’E. [Oman]
Collecting details: P. G. Oliver/ HCG. Chesney; 26.x.1992
Notes
Paratypes:- NMW.Z.1993.003.00008: as holotype OMNH: as holotype ZMA: as holotype
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994 are highlighted in red.

Oliver, P. G. & Chesney, H. C. G. 1994. Taxonomy of Arabian Bivalves. Part 1. Arcoidea. Journal of Conchology. 35(1). pp.17-31. pls 1-3; text figs 1-6 [25-27; pl. 2, figs 4-5] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Oliver, P. G. 1995. Bivalvia. In Dance, S. P. (Ed.), Seashells of Eastern Arabia. Motivate Publishing, Dubai. pp.(p. 194-281) 296 [207; pl.sp. 909] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Al Bustan
Continent: -
Country: Oman
State/Prov.: Muscat-Fujayrah,
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: Arabian Sea.
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: P. G. Oliver/ HCG. Chesney
Collecting date: 26.x.1992
Ex. Collector: -
Expedition/Survey: -
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: -
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: -
OS Grid Ref.: 23°33.5’N., 58°37.5’E
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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Cardiff
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