Acicula lusitanica Holyoak & Seddon, 1985 | NMW.Z.1984.088.00001 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Acicula lusitanica Holyoak & Seddon, 1985
Holotype

Holyoak, D. T. & Seddon, M. B. 1985. An undescribed Acicula (Gastropoda: Aciculidae) from Portugal and a record of A. algerensis in Morocco. Journal of Conchology. 32(1). pp.63-66. pl. 8 [63-64; pl. 8, fig. A] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Platyla lusitanica (Holyoak & Seddon, 1985) [WoRMS ID: 1001419]
Classification: Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Littorinoidea : Aciculidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Holyoak-Seddon)
Catalogue No.: NMW.Z.1984.088.00001
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: W. of Nizo at 0.5km SSE of church at Bensafrim, D. Faro, Portugal. NB21. 1984.412.1. Limestone clags and rocky slopes, partly shaded by bushes; elsewhere grasses and herbs; c. 50m ASL. One of 59 Acicula collected here. [Portugal]
Collecting details: D. T. Holyoak, M. Holyoak & M. B. Seddon; D. T. Holyoak & M. B. Seddon; 23/08/1984
References

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Holyoak, D. T. & Seddon, M. B. 1985. An undescribed Acicula (Gastropoda: Aciculidae) from Portugal and a record of A. algerensis in Morocco. Journal of Conchology. 32(1). pp.63-66. pl. 8 [63-64; pl. 8, fig. A] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Limestone crag on hill west of N120 road at 0.5 km south-south-east of church at Bensafrim
Continent: Europe
Country: Portugal
State/Prov.: Distriti Faro
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: -
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: D. T. Holyoak, M. Holyoak & M. B. Seddon
Collecting date: 23/08/1984
Ex. Collector: D. T. Holyoak & M. B. Seddon
Expedition/Survey: -
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Sampling Method: -
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Field Notes: -
Altitude: 50 m ASL
Depth: -
OS Grid Ref.: UTM square NB 21
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

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