Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => (Thiele)
    [3] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [4] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [5] => Adams
    [6] => Adams 
    [7] => Adams & Angas
    [8] => Adams in-Montagu
    [9] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [10] => Adams, H.
    [11] => Alder
    [12] => Alder & Hancock
    [13] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [14] => Ancey
    [15] => Ancey in Vignon
    [16] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [17] => Anderson
    [18] => Angas
    [19] => Anthony
    [20] => Arango
    [21] => Bartsch
    [22] => Bavay
    [23] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [24] => Bean
    [25] => Bean in Thorpe
    [26] => Beddome
    [27] => Benson
    [28] => Bernardi
    [29] => Biggs
    [30] => Boettger
    [31] => Bouchet & Warén
    [32] => Bourne
    [33] => Broderip
    [34] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [35] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [36] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [37] => Bullen
    [38] => Burch & Burch
    [39] => Burnup
    [40] => Carpenter
    [41] => Cate
    [42] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [43] => Caziot
    [44] => Chaper
    [45] => Chaster
    [46] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [47] => Chesney & Oliver
    [48] => Clapp
    [49] => Clench
    [50] => Clench & Aguayo
    [51] => Clench & Turner
    [52] => Clessin
    [53] => Clover
    [54] => Coles & Nekola
    [55] => Collier
    [56] => Connolly
    [57] => Cooper & Preston
    [58] => Craven
    [59] => Crosse
    [60] => Crosse & Fischer
    [61] => Crosse & Fisher
    [62] => Crowley
    [63] => Crowley & Pain
    [64] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [65] => Dall
    [66] => Dance
    [67] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [68] => Dautzenberg
    [69] => de boury
    [70] => de Folin
    [71] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [72] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [73] => Dean
    [74] => Dekker & Goud
    [75] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [76] => Deschamps
    [77] => Dillwyn
    [78] => Drouet & Chaper
    [79] => Dunker
    [80] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [81] => Eliot
    [82] => Engl
    [83] => Farran
    [84] => Forbes & Hanley
    [85] => Ford
    [86] => Fulton
    [87] => Gaskoin
    [88] => Gassies
    [89] => Germain
    [90] => Geyer
    [91] => Gittenberger
    [92] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [93] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [94] => Glover & Taylor
    [95] => Gmelin
    [96] => Godwin-Austen
    [97] => Goodrich
    [98] => Gray
    [99] => Gray in Sowerby
    [100] => Gredler
    [101] => Gude
    [102] => Gyngell
    [103] => Haas
    [104] => Hanley
    [105] => Hanley & Theobald
    [106] => Hedley
    [107] => Henderson & Simpson
    [108] => Hervier
    [109] => Heude
    [110] => Heurde
    [111] => Higgins & Marrat
    [112] => Hinds
    [113] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [114] => Houart
    [115] => Hoyle
    [116] => Iredale
    [117] => Iredale in Melvill & Standen
    [118] => Issel
    [119] => Jackson
    [120] => Jeffreys
    [121] => Jones & Preston
    [122] => Jordan
    [123] => Jordan 
    [124] => Kennard
    [125] => Kennard & Woodward
    [126] => Kiener
    [127] => Killeen & Oliver
    [128] => Killeen & Turner
    [129] => King
    [130] => Kobelt
    [131] => Lancaster
    [132] => Layard
    [133] => Layard in Kobelt
    [134] => Lea
    [135] => Lowe
    [136] => Marie
    [137] => Marrat
    [138] => Marshall
    [139] => Martyn
    [140] => Maynard
    [141] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [142] => Melvil
    [143] => Melvill
    [144] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [145] => Melvill & Standen
    [146] => Melvill & Sykes
    [147] => Melvill in Tryon
    [148] => Möllendorff
    [149] => Montagu
    [150] => Monterosato
    [151] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [152] => Moore
    [153] => Morelet
    [154] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [155] => Moricand
    [156] => Morrison
    [157] => Müller
    [158] => Neubert
    [159] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [160] => Newcomb
    [161] => Noronha
    [162] => Nuttall
    [163] => Oliver
    [164] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [165] => Oliver & Chesney
    [166] => Oliver & Drewery
    [167] => Oliver & Glover
    [168] => Oliver & Holmes
    [169] => Oliver & Levin
    [170] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [171] => Oliver & Picken
    [172] => Oliver & Taylor
    [173] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [174] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [175] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [176] => Pain
    [177] => Pain & Paul
    [178] => Pallary
    [179] => Pease
    [180] => Peuile
    [181] => Pfeiffer
    [182] => Phillips
    [183] => Pilsbry
    [184] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [185] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [186] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [187] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [188] => Ponder
    [189] => Powell
    [190] => Preston
    [191] => Pulteney
    [192] => Putzeys
    [193] => Ramsden
    [194] => Reeve
    [195] => Reidel & Norris
    [196] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [197] => Rolle
    [198] => Rowson
    [199] => Rowson & Symondson
    [200] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [201] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [202] => Salisbury
    [203] => Schilder
    [204] => Schlesch
    [205] => Schwabe
    [206] => Seddon
    [207] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [208] => Seddon & Killeen
    [209] => Shackleford & Spence
    [210] => Smith
    [211] => Smith, E. A.
    [212] => Smythe & Oliver
    [213] => Sowerby
    [214] => Sowerby 1st
    [215] => Sowerby 2nd
    [216] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [217] => Sowerby 3rd
    [218] => Spence
    [219] => Sterki
    [220] => Strebel
    [221] => Swainson
    [222] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [223] => Sykes
    [224] => Tattersfield
    [225] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [226] => Taylor
    [227] => Taylor & Glover
    [228] => Theobold
    [229] => Thiele
    [230] => Thompson
    [231] => Tiberi
    [232] => Tomlin
    [233] => Tomlin & Peile
    [234] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [235] => Torre
    [236] => Torre & Bartsch
    [237] => Torre & Clench
    [238] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [239] => Turton
    [240] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [241] => Verdcourt
    [242] => von Cosel
    [243] => Walker
    [244] => Watson
    [245] => Westerlund
    [246] => Wheeler
    [247] => Whitehead
    [248] => Williams
    [249] => Wollaston
    [250] => Woodward
    [251] => Wright
)
  
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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
Raeta abercrombiei Melvill, 1893
Current name: Raeta pellicula Reeve, 1854
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Mactroidea : Anatinellidae

Type Locality: Bombay [India]

Syntype(s)
Limicolaria abinsiensis Shackleford & Spence, 1916
Current name: Limicolaria abinsiensis Shackleford & Spence, 1916
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Abinsi, Benue River, N. Nigeria [Nigeria]

Syntype(s)
Bittium abruptum Watson, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Metaxia abrupta Watson, 1880
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Triphoridae

Type Locality: Fayal, Azores. 450 - 500 fms.

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Moelleriopsis poppei Engl, 2012
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea

Type Locality: Lat. 71º 22' S Long.16º 34' W., 1410 fathoms. Station 417

holotype
Nassa abyssinica Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius sinusigerus (A. Adams, 1852)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Abyssinia [Ethiopia]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Nassa abyssinica Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius sinusigerus Adams, 1852
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

Paralectotype(s)
Strophia accuminator Maynard & Clapp in Maynard, 1920
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: acuminata Mayn. Long Key, Bahamas

Syntype(s)
Barbatia (Acar) aceraea Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Mulinarca aceraea (Melvill & Standen, 1899)
Bivalvia : Arcida : Arcoidea : Noetiidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Microtheca acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Pseudoliotia acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Tornidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Chondropoma (Chondropoma) glabratum acklinsense Bartsch, 1946
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Jamaica Bay [Acklin Island, Bahamas] [Bahamas]

Paratype(s)
Menestho acuminata Preston, 1908
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Menestho acuminata Preston, 1908
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: Andamans

Syntype(s)
Vitrella quenstedti var. acuta Geyer, 1904
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Bythiospeum acicula Held, 1838
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Hydrobiidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible) (ex author) (lost)
Nassa acutangula Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius mendicus (Gould, 1850)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper.

Holotype
Limneus acutus Jeffreys, 1830
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Radix balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Lymnaeoidea : Lymnaeidae

Type Locality: Plentifully in a large pool on Crymlyn Burrows, [Swansea] [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
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)
Nassa adamsiana Marrat, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius albescens Dunker, 1846
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

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
Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Subuliniscus adjacens Connolly, 1923
Current name: Subuliniscus adjacens Connolly, 1923
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Subulinidae

Type Locality: Kenya, Larogi Hills [Kenya]

Syntype(s)
Ledoulxia adjacens Preston, 1914
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Martensia [then under that a note in ink which says] Martensia [then label resumes in pencil] adjacens Preston Co - types Mt. Kenango Aberdare Range British East Africa [pencil annotation] 621

Syntype(s)
Planispira admirabilis Smith, 1986
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Jampea Island

Syntype(s)
Melania (Sermyla) admirabilis Smith, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Melanoides admirabilis Smith, 1880
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Cerithiopsoidea : Thiaridae

Type Locality: Central Africa

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Helix (Geotrochus) adonis Angas, 1870
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Papuina adonis (Angas, 1870)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Bougainville Island, Solomon Group (Brazier). [Solomon Islands]

Syntype(s)
Murex adversus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Marshallora adversa (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Triphoridae

Type Locality: No locality given for shells from Mr Boys. Cornish and Devonshire coasts [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Scissurella aedonia Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma aedonia (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Scissurellidae

Type Locality: Challenger, st 122 [Brazil]

Lectotype
Trochus (Margarita) aeglees Watson, 1879
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Calliotropis aeglees Watson, 1879
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea : Eucyclidae

Type Locality: [accession register entry] St. 24. Mar 25 / 73. Off Culebra I., W. Indies. 390 fms. Dry. Ex "Challenger" Coll. G38

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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
Bittium aeolomitres Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Horologica eolomitres (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
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
Nassa aethiopica Marrat, 1873
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius aethiopicus Marrat, 1873
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
Buliminus affinis Preston, 1910
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Harar, Southern Abyssinia

Syntype(s) (possible)
Oliva affinis Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Olivella semistriata (J. E. Gray, 1839)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Acapulco [Mexico]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Trivia affinis Marrat, 1867
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Purpurcapsula corinneae Shaw, 1909
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
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
Crassatella africana Marrat, 1878
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Crassatina contraria Marrat, 1878
Bivalvia : Carditida : Crassatelloidea : Crassatellidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
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
Actinobolus africanus Marrat, 1878
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (missing)
Minolia agapeta Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Parminolia apicina (Gould, 1861)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mangilia agna Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Pseudorhaphitoma agna (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Mangeliidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Oliva alba Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Olivella alba (Marrat, 1871)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Guatemala [Guatemala]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Opeas albaniense Connolly, 1919
Current name: Opeas albaniense Connolly, 1919
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Cape Province, Alicedale [locality of author's 'type', vide Connolly 1939: 352]; Grahamstown.

Paratype(s)
Strophiops albicostata Maynard, 1924
Leeds Museums & Galleries
Current name: Cerion albicostata Maynard, 1924
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Orthalicoidea : Cerionidae

Type Locality: Long Key, Southeast of Highburn Key, Bahamas [Bahamas]

Paralectotype(s)
Strophia albicostata Maynard, 1924
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Mayn. Long Key, S.E. of Highborn Key Bahamas

Syntype(s)
Limnaea glabra var. albida Jackson, 1918
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality:

Syntype(s)
Planorbis vortex var. albida Jackson, 1918
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Drains near R. Cam Cambridge

Syntype(s)
Bittium albocinctum Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Joculator albocinctum (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
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