Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877 | NMW.1955.158.00029 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1877. Descriptions of six new species of shells from the collections of the Marchioness Paulucci and Dr Prevost. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876(4). pp.752-755. pl. 75 [753-754; pl. 75, fig. 5] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877 [WoRMS ID: 426380]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00029
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper
Collecting details: Prevost; G. B. Sowerby (3rd); J. C. Melvill
Notes
Sowerby, 1877: “This interesting little Cone belongs to the rich collection of Dr. Prevost, of Alençon.”
References

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Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1877. Descriptions of six new species of shells from the collections of the Marchioness Paulucci and Dr Prevost. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876(4). pp.752-755. pl. 75 [753-754; pl. 75, fig. 5] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
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Ex. Collector: Prevost; G. B. Sowerby (3rd); J. C. Melvill
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Curatorial Contact

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