Amathina imbricata Sowerby 3rd, 1889 | NMW.1955.158.01008 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Amathina imbricata Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1889b. Descriptions of fourteen new species of shells. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology. 20. pp.395-400. pl. 25 [398; pl. 25, figs 12-13] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Hipponicidae Inc. Sed. imbricata (Sowerby, 1889)
Classification: Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Amathinidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01008
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]
Collecting details: V. de Robillard
Notes
Sowerby, 1889: “A single specimen of this interesting shell has been sent me from Mauritius by M. V. de Robillard.”
References

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Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1889b. Descriptions of fourteen new species of shells. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology. 20. pp.395-400. pl. 25 [398; pl. 25, figs 12-13] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Mauritius
Continent: Africa
Country: Mauritius
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Water Body: Indian Ocean
Sea Area.: West Indian Ocean
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Ex. Collector: V. de Robillard
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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