Helix gibboso-basalis Wollaston, 1878 | NMINH:1896.42.9 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Helix gibboso-basalis Wollaston, 1878
Syntype(s) (possible)

Wollaston. 1878. Testacea Atlantica or the land and freshwater shells of the Azores, Madeiras, Salvages, Canaries, Cape Verdes, and Saint Helena. L. Reeve & Co., London. pp.i-xi, 1-588 [339] [Original Description]
Current name: Hemicycla gibbosobasalis (Wollaston, 1878) [source: not in MolluscaBase]
Classification:
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [verified - Graham Oliver ]
Collection: National Museum of Ireland, Dublin (Edith Wollaston)
Catalogue No.: NMINH:1896.42.9
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: "Teneriffee borealum" [Spain]
Collecting details: TV Wollaston via Edith Wollaston
References

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Wollaston. 1878. Testacea Atlantica or the land and freshwater shells of the Azores, Madeiras, Salvages, Canaries, Cape Verdes, and Saint Helena. L. Reeve & Co., London. pp.i-xi, 1-588 [339] [Cited] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Tenerife, Canary Is.
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Country: Spain
State/Prov.: Canary Is.
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Ex. Collector: TV Wollaston via Edith Wollaston
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Curatorial Contact

Amy Geraghty
Assistant Keeper - Natural History Division
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, Merrion St.
Dublin 2
D02 F627

Email: Amy Geraghty
Tel: + 353-1-6307-310

Paolo Viscardi
Keeper - Natural History Division
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, Merrion St.
Dublin 2
D02 F627

Email: Paolo Viscardi
Tel: + 353-1-6307-363

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