Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926 | NMW.1955.158.00073 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926
Holotype

Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1926. On South African marine mollusca, with descriptions of new species. Annals of the Natal Museum. 5(3). pp.283-301. pl. 16 [296-297; pl. 16, fig. 10] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926) [WoRMS ID: 599731]
Classification: Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00073
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]
Collecting details: Turton; J. R. le B. Tomlin
Notes
Tomlin, 1926: “Type in coll. Tomlin”
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926 are highlighted in red.

Tomlin, J. R. le B. 1926. On South African marine mollusca, with descriptions of new species. Annals of the Natal Museum. 5(3). pp.283-301. pl. 16 [296-297; pl. 16, fig. 10] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1990. John R. le B. Tomlin’s New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-101 [45] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Port Alfred
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Country: Republic of South Africa
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Water Body: Cape Transition (S. Afr.).
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Ex. Collector: Turton; J. R. le B. Tomlin
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Curatorial Contact

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