Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => Caudwell, jones & killeen
    [1] => Oliver & chesney
    [2] => Sowerby 3rd
    [3] => Oliver & abou-zeid
    [4] => Oliver
    [5] => Dekker & goud
    [6] => Glover & taylor
    [7] => Tomlin
    [8] => Taylor & glover
    [9] => Von cosel
    [10] => Sowerby 2nd in reeve
    [11] => Chesney & oliver
    [12] => Oliver & zuschin
    [13] => Oliver & glover
    [14] => Issel
    [15] => Melvill
    [16] => Bavay
    [17] => Hoyle
    [18] => Goodrich
    [19] => Marshall
    [20] => Jordan
    [21] => Watson
    [22] => Reeve
    [23] => Sowerby 1st
    [24] => Broderip
    [25] => Melvill in tryon
    [26] => Bernardi
    [27] => Adams, h.
    [28] => Sowerby 2nd
    [29] => Kiener
    [30] => Smith, e. a.
    [31] => Ancey
    [32] => Preston
    [33] => Marie
    [34] => Crosse
    [35] => Cate
    [36] => Schilder
    [37] => Bouchet & warén
    [38] => Brown & weil (de boury mss.)
    [39] => Jordan 
    [40] => Chaster
    [41] => Melvill & standen
    [42] => Dean
    [43] => Holyoak & seddon
    [44] => Ponder
    [45] => Killeen & oliver
    [46] => Oliver & picken
    [47] => Gittenberger & goud
    [48] => Gaskoin
    [49] => Hervier
    [50] => Swainson in sowerby 1st
    [51] => Tomlin & shackleford
    [52] => Smythe & oliver
    [53] => Martyn
    [54] => Adams, a. & reeve
    [55] => Nevill, g. & h.
    [56] => Williams
    [57] => Pain
    [58] => Pain & paul
    [59] => Ancey in vignon
    [60] => Crowley
    [61] => Kobelt
    [62] => Layard in kobelt
    [63] => Rolle
    [64] => Neubert
    [65] => Anderson
    [66] => Morelet
    [67] => Beddome
    [68] => Seddon & aparicio
    [69] => Pallary
    [70] => Gude
    [71] => Noronha
    [72] => Seddon
    [73] => Tattersfield
    [74] => Dance
    [75] => Rowson & symondson
    [76] => Broderip in broderip & sowerby 1st
    [77] => Schwabe
    [78] => Rowson
    [79] => Salisbury
    [80] => Killeen & turner
    [81] => Oliver & lutzen
    [82] => Oliver & levin
    [83] => Oliver & holmes
    [84] => Rodrigues, oliver & cunha
    [85] => Oliver & taylor
    [86] => Fulton
    [87] => Tomlin & peile
    [88] => Seddon & killeen
    [89] => Tattersfield & rowson
    [90] => Wollaston
    [91] => Smith
    [92] => Gassies
    [93] => Dillwyn
    [94] => Coles & nekola
    [95] => Oliver & drewery
    [96] => Ancey in westerlund
    [97] => De folin
    [98] => Engl
    [99] => Oliver, rodrigues & cunha
    [100] => Rowson & tattersfield
    [101] => Rowson & van goethem
    [102] => Oliver & vestheim
    [103] => Chen, linse, copley & rogers
    [104] => Morelet & h. drouët
)
  
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Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Gastropoda : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Taza, sous les pierres, dans les endroit humides. [Taza, under stones, in a damp place.] [Morocco]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Bulimus abbreviatus Gassies, 1871
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Placostylus abbreviatus (Gassies, 1871)
Gastropoda : Bulimuloidea : Bulimulidae

Type Locality: Probablement le sud de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, car il n’y avait pas d’indication [New Caledonia (France)]

Holotype (possible)
Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Acar abdita Oliver & Chesney, 1994
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae

Type Locality: Under rocks at top of shore close to sand, adjacent to Muscat Aquarium, Al Bustan, Oman, 23°33.5’N., 58°37.5’E. [Oman]

Holotype
Eulima adamantina de Folin, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Melanella adamantina de Folin, 1867
Gastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Syntype(s)
Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Scaphopoda : Dentaliida : Dentaliidae

Type Locality: “Triton” Expn. St. 8. 640fms [Faeroes (U.K.)]

Holotype
Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Machrochisma africana Tomlin, 1932
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Macroschisma africana (Tomlin, 1932)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Prope Inkiapo (‘Chine Centrale’ in the title) [Cl A. David]. [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Gulella (Juventigulella) amboniensis Tattersfield, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Gulella (Juventigulella) amboniensis Tattersfield, 1998
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Mkulumuzi Gorge, near Amboni Caves. Tanga Municipal District, Tanga Region, Tanzania. 05°05’S., 39°02’E. 30 m asl. [Tanzania]

Holotype
Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Borge Bay, Signy Island, South 0rkney Islands, 8-100 metres. [Antarctica]

Holotype
Emarginula anassa Dean, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Emarginula crassa Sowerby, 1813
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Oban [Scotland, U.K.]

Holotype
Lyrocardium anaxium Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lyrocardium anaxium Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Cardioidea : Cardiidae

Type Locality: East coast of Masirah, Oman, Arabian Sea. [Oman]

Holotype
Siphonaria anneae Tomlin, 1944
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Siphonaria anneae Tomlin, 1944
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Siphonarioidea : Siphonariidae

Type Locality: Umpangazi. Station G 14 K [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Pleurotoma annulata Reeve, 1843
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Turris annulata (Reeve, 1843)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Turridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Amygdalum anoxicolum Oliver, 2001
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Amygdalum anoxicolum Oliver, 2001
Bivalvia : Mytiloida : Mytiloidea : Mytilidae

Type Locality: Off Ras Madrakah, southern Oman, Discovery cruise 211 st.12697#1, 19°21.8'N 58°15.4'E, 378 m [Oman]

Holotype
Megaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Megaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: Arabian Sea, 19°49.43'N, 58°23.77' E, 58 m. Discovery Expedition 1994,station reference number 217:12689 11. [Oman]

Holotype
Loripes araiogramma Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Loripes araiogramma Oliver & Chesney, 1997
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: 2km East of Marbat, Dhofar, Southern Oman. [Oman]

Holotype
Truncatellina arboricola Tattersfield, 1995
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Truncatellina arboricola Tattersfield, 1995
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Pupilloidea : Vertiginidae

Type Locality: From moss and detritus on tree trunk in forest. Sirimon gate, east side Mount Kenya, Kenya. 37°20’E., 0°0’N. @ 2,500 m altitude. [Kenya]

Holotype
“Helix” arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerotricha arguineguinensis (Seddon & Aparicio, 1998)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Helicidae

Type Locality: Canary Islands, from the island of Grand Canary [Spain]

Invalid Lectotype
Thracia arienatoma Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Thracia arienatoma Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Pholadomyoida : Pandoroidea : Thraciidae

Type Locality: Gravier, Rodrigues, stn 9A, 14.11.2000, 19°43.9’S, 63°28.9’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Inkiapo [A. David] [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Lucinoma asapheus Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha, 2011
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lucinoma asapheus Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha, 2011
Bivalvia : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: TTR15, stn. AT569GR, El Arraiche Field, Mercantor mv, Gulf of Cadiz, NE Atlantic. 35°17.917’N 06°38.717’W, 358m, 25/07/2005, Dept. Biology Aviero University, Portugal

Holotype
Lucinoma asapheus Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha, 2011
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lucinoma asapheus Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha, 2011
Bivalvia : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: TTR15, stn. AT569GR, El Arraiche Field, Mercantor mv, Gulf of Cadiz, NE Atlantic. 35°17.917’N 06°38.717’W, 358m, 25/07/2005, Dept. Biology Aviero University, Portugal

Paratype(s)
Scalaria aspera Watson, 1897
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Punctiscala cerigottana (Sturany, 1896)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Epitonoidea : Epitoniidae

Type Locality: From 50fms, Funchal Bay [Portugal]

Holotype
Chloritis astaeus Gude, 1906
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Austrochloritis astaeus (Gude, 1906)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Cardwell, Queensland [Australia]

Holotype
Mitra (Mitreola) astyridiformis Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Nebularia) luctuosa A. Adams, 1853
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cerithiopsoidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Madeira, 0-50 fathoms (Watson); Bouchet & Waren: Madeira, 0-90m. [Portugal]

Lectotype
Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Alaginella atracta (Tomlin, 1918)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Pt Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Clanculus atricatena Tomlin, 1921
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Clanculus atricatena Tomlin, 1921
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Durban [South Africa]

Holotype
Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Lundi Katal hills, près du défilé des Monts Kayber, à une altitude de 4,000 pieds anglais [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Eulima badia Watson, 1897
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Eulima badia Watson, 1897
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Punta de Sao Lourenco [Portugal]

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) moelleri (Küster, 1840)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Ad insulus Hawaiienses (Baldwin). [United States of America]

Lectotype
Murex barclayi Reeve, 1858
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Naquetia barclayi (Reeve, 1857)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: St. Brandon Shoal, near Mauritius (thrown on shore after a hurricane)

Paralectotype(s)
Platycochlium barnaclei Dance, 1970
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Platycochlium barnaclei Dance, 1970
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Main entrance to Lobang Batu Cave, W side of Gunong Selabor, about 16 miles SSW of Serian, Sarawak [Malaysia]

Holotype
Conus barthelemyi Bernardi, 1861
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus barthelemyi Bernardi, 1861
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: In loco dicto “les six iles,” archip. Chagos (coll. Liénard). [Chagos Archipeligo]

Holotype
Chloritis beddomei Gude, 1906
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Chloritis beddomei Gude, 1906
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]

Holotype
Mitra bela Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra bela Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: ?. ...its locality is to be sought for in the Arctic or Antarctic regions.

Holotype
Turbinella belcheri Reeve, 1847
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Latirus belcheri (Reeve, 1847)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea bernardinae Preston, 1907
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria lamarckii (Gray, 1825)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Preston, 1907: Celebes? [Indonesia]

Holotype
Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914

Type Locality: Rapid Point, at low water; West Falklands [Falkland Islands]

Syntype(s)
Marginella bicatenata Sowerby 3rd, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Marginella bicatenata Sowerby 3rd, 1914
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Unfortunately I have no certain knowledge to its habitat; but it was found in the collection of M. Denans without label, and most likely it was among the many fine shells collected by that gentleman at Goree, West Africa.

Holotype
Murex bipinnatus Reeve, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pterynotus bipinnata (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Moluccas

Syntype(s)
Conus bockii Sowerby 3rd, 1881
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus sulcatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Amboyna [Indonesia]

Holotype
Sinoennea bongi Dance, 1970
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Sinoennea bongi Dance, 1970
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: NW part of Bukit Sarang, 20 miles SE of Tatau, 4th Division, Sarawak [Malaysia]

Holotype
Fusceulima boscheineni Engl, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Fusceulima boscheineni Engl, 1998
Gastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands [Portugal]

Paratype(s)
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