Conus bockii Sowerby 3rd, 1881 | NMW.1955.158.00033 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Conus bockii Sowerby 3rd, 1881
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1881b. Descriptions of eight new species of shells. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1881(3). pp.635-639. pl. 56 [636-637; pl. 56, fig. 7] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Conus sulcatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00033
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Amboyna [Indonesia]
Collecting details: Carl Bock; Prevost; J. C. Melvill
Notes
Sowerby, 1881: “I have seen only a single specimen of this interesting shell, which was bought by Mr. Carl Bock from the above-named locality, and is now in the collection of Dr. Prevost.”
References

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Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1881b. Descriptions of eight new species of shells. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1881(3). pp.635-639. pl. 56 [636-637; pl. 56, fig. 7] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Ambon Island
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Country: Indonesia
State/Prov.: Maluku Islands,
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Island: Ambon Island
Water Body: Indo-West Pacific.
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Ex. Collector: Carl Bock; Prevost; J. C. Melvill
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Curatorial Contact

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