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Type Specimens
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(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [3] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [4] => Adams
    [5] => Adams 
    [6] => Adams & Angas
    [7] => Adams in-Montagu
    [8] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [9] => Adams, H.
    [10] => Alder
    [11] => Alder & Hancock
    [12] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [13] => Ancey
    [14] => Ancey in Vignon
    [15] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [16] => Anderson
    [17] => Angas
    [18] => Anthony
    [19] => Arango
    [20] => Bartsch
    [21] => Bavay
    [22] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [23] => Bean
    [24] => Bean in Thorpe
    [25] => Beddome
    [26] => Benson
    [27] => Bernardi
    [28] => Biggs
    [29] => Boettger
    [30] => Bouchet & Warén
    [31] => Bourne
    [32] => Broderip
    [33] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [34] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [35] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [36] => Bullen
    [37] => Burch & Burch
    [38] => Burnup
    [39] => Carpenter
    [40] => Cate
    [41] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [42] => Caziot
    [43] => Chaper
    [44] => Chaster
    [45] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [46] => Chesney & Oliver
    [47] => Clapp
    [48] => Clench
    [49] => Clench & Aguayo
    [50] => Clench & Turner
    [51] => Clessin
    [52] => Clover
    [53] => Coles & Nekola
    [54] => Collier
    [55] => Connolly
    [56] => Cooper & Preston
    [57] => Craven
    [58] => Crosse
    [59] => Crosse & Fischer
    [60] => Crosse & Fisher
    [61] => Crowley
    [62] => Crowley & Pain
    [63] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [64] => Dall
    [65] => Dance
    [66] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [67] => Dautzenberg
    [68] => de boury
    [69] => de Folin
    [70] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [71] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [72] => Dean
    [73] => Dekker & Goud
    [74] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [75] => Deschamps
    [76] => Dillwyn
    [77] => Drouet & Chaper
    [78] => Dunker
    [79] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [80] => Eliot
    [81] => Engl
    [82] => Farran
    [83] => Forbes & Hanley
    [84] => Ford
    [85] => Fulton
    [86] => Gaskoin
    [87] => Gassies
    [88] => Germain
    [89] => Geyer
    [90] => Gittenberger
    [91] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [92] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [93] => Glover & Taylor
    [94] => Gmelin
    [95] => Godwin-Austen
    [96] => Goodrich
    [97] => Gray
    [98] => Gray in Sowerby
    [99] => Gredler
    [100] => Gude
    [101] => Gyngell
    [102] => Haas
    [103] => Hanley
    [104] => Hanley & Theobald
    [105] => Hedley
    [106] => Henderson & Simpson
    [107] => Hervier
    [108] => Heude
    [109] => Heurde
    [110] => Higgins & Marrat
    [111] => Hinds
    [112] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [113] => Houart
    [114] => Hoyle
    [115] => Iredale
    [116] => Issel
    [117] => Jackson
    [118] => Jeffreys
    [119] => Jones & Preston
    [120] => Jordan
    [121] => Jordan 
    [122] => Kennard
    [123] => Kennard & Woodward
    [124] => Kiener
    [125] => Killeen & Oliver
    [126] => Killeen & Turner
    [127] => King
    [128] => Kobelt
    [129] => Lancaster
    [130] => Layard
    [131] => Layard in Kobelt
    [132] => Lea
    [133] => Lowe
    [134] => Marie
    [135] => Marrat
    [136] => Marshall
    [137] => Martyn
    [138] => Maynard
    [139] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [140] => Melvil
    [141] => Melvill
    [142] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [143] => Melvill & Standen
    [144] => Melvill & Sykes
    [145] => Melvill in Tryon
    [146] => Möllendorff
    [147] => Montagu
    [148] => Monterosato
    [149] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [150] => Moore
    [151] => Morelet
    [152] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [153] => Moricand
    [154] => Morrison
    [155] => Müller
    [156] => Neubert
    [157] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [158] => Newcomb
    [159] => Noronha
    [160] => Nuttall
    [161] => Oliver
    [162] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [163] => Oliver & Chesney
    [164] => Oliver & Drewery
    [165] => Oliver & Glover
    [166] => Oliver & Holmes
    [167] => Oliver & Levin
    [168] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [169] => Oliver & Picken
    [170] => Oliver & Taylor
    [171] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [172] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [173] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [174] => Pain
    [175] => Pain & Paul
    [176] => Pallary
    [177] => Pease
    [178] => Peuile
    [179] => Pfeiffer
    [180] => Phillips
    [181] => Pilsbry
    [182] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [183] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [184] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [185] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [186] => Ponder
    [187] => Powell
    [188] => Preston
    [189] => Pulteney
    [190] => Putzeys
    [191] => Ramsden
    [192] => Reeve
    [193] => Reidel & Norris
    [194] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [195] => Rolle
    [196] => Rowson
    [197] => Rowson & Symondson
    [198] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [199] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [200] => Salisbury
    [201] => Schilder
    [202] => Schlesch
    [203] => Schwabe
    [204] => Seddon
    [205] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [206] => Seddon & Killeen
    [207] => Shackleford & Spence
    [208] => Smith
    [209] => Smith, E. A.
    [210] => Smythe & Oliver
    [211] => Sowerby
    [212] => Sowerby 1st
    [213] => Sowerby 2nd
    [214] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [215] => Sowerby 3rd
    [216] => Spence
    [217] => Sterki
    [218] => Strebel
    [219] => Swainson
    [220] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [221] => Sykes
    [222] => Tattersfield
    [223] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [224] => Taylor
    [225] => Taylor & Glover
    [226] => Theobold
    [227] => Thiele
    [228] => Thompson
    [229] => Tiberi
    [230] => Tomlin
    [231] => Tomlin & Peile
    [232] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [233] => Torre
    [234] => Torre & Bartsch
    [235] => Torre & Clench
    [236] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [237] => Turton
    [238] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [239] => Verdcourt
    [240] => von Cosel
    [241] => Walker
    [242] => Watson
    [243] => Westerlund
    [244] => Wheeler
    [245] => Whitehead
    [246] => Williams
    [247] => Wollaston
    [248] => Woodward
    [249] => Wright
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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
Limicolaria alhiensis Preston, 1912
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Alhi Plains Brit. E. Africa

Paralectotype(s)
Opeas angustior Preston, 1911
Current name: Streptostele angustior Preston, 1911
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Between Rumruti and Mount Kenia, British East Africa.

Syntype(s)
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
Oliva annotata Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Agaronia annotata (Marrat, 1871)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Sierra Leone [Sierra Leone]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Nassa argentea Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius argenteus (Marrat, 1877)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Whydah, West Africa [Benin]

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

Type Locality: Abinsi, N. Nigeria [Nigeria]

Syntype(s)
Assimania aurifera Preston, 1912
Current name: Assiminea aurifera Preston, 1912
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Assimineidae

Type Locality: Gazi, British East Africa

Syntype(s)
Bulimus bewsheri Morelet, 1877
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Rachis bewsheri (Morelet, 1877)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Cerastidae

Type Locality: [Comores; Anjouan Island]

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
Grandidieria bloomeri Crowley, Pain & Woodward, 1964
Current name: Coelatura hypsiprymna (Martens, 1897)
Bivalvia : Unionida : Unionoidea : Unionidae

Type Locality: Lake bed at Eccles Point, Nkata Bay, Lake Nyasa] [Malawi]

Paratype(s)
Homorus (Subulona) bumbaensis Spence, 1923
Current name: Homorus (Subulona) bumbaensis Spence, 1923
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Bumba, Congo Belge’ [Congo, Democratic Republic of the]

Syntype(s)
Ennea cairnsi Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897
Current name: Gulella cairnsi Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Mouth of the Buffalo River, South Africa

Syntype(s)
Curvella caloraphe Preston, 1910
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Shimbi Hills, British East Africa

Syntype(s) (possible)
Persicula canaryensis Clover, 1972
Current name: Persicula canaryensis Clover, 1972
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Cystiscidae

Type Locality: Trawled by Spanish fishing boats in 30-60 fathoms off Tarfaya, Morocco, to areas around Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands

Holotype
Oliva ventricosa var candida Marrat,  undated
Current name: (ms name)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality:

(Non-type material)
Oliva ventricosa var. candida var. Marrat,  undated
Current name: Oliva bulbosa (Röding, 1798)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: Africa

(Non-type material)
Peristernia canthariformis Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Peristernia canthariformis Melvill, 1891
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Calyptraea capensis Tomlin, 1931
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Calyptraea capensis Tomlin, 1931
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Crepiduloidea : Crepidulidae

Type Locality: Jeffreys Bay (holotype); Port Elizabeth (Sowerby); no doubt widely distributed. [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Bocageia (Liobocageia) carpenteri Connolly, 1931
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Uganda: North Bugishu District, Mt. Elgon, 7000-11,000 feet [locality of author's 'type'; Tororo District; Abyssinia; Baka Mts.; Kaffa. [Uganda]

Paratype(s) (possible)
Oliva cauta Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Oliva cauta Marrat, 1871
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: West Africa

Syntype(s) (figured)
Bulimus (Limicolaria) chromatellus Morelet, 1866
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Limicolaria chromatella (Morelet, 1866)
Gastropoda : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Angola, distr. Pungo-Andongo [Angola]

Syntype(s)
Achatina churchilliana Melvill & Ponsonby, 1895
Current name: Archachatina churchilliana (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1895)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Port Natal [South Africa]

Holotype
Achatina colubrina Morelet, 1866
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Leptocalina colubrina (Morelet, 1866)
Gastropoda : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: distr. Ambaca, prov. Angola [Angola]

Syntype(s)
Bulimus compressilabris Benson, 1856
Current name: Opeas hannense (Rang, 1831)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: St. Helena [Saint Helena]

Syntype(s)
Burtoa nilotica ssp. congoensis Crowley & Pain, 1959
Current name: Burtoa nilotica ssp. congoensis Crowley & Pain, 1959
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Belgian Congo, Haut-Lomami district, between Sampwe and Kikondja [Congo, Democratic Republic of the]

Paratype(s)
Glycymeris connollyi Tomlin, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Glycymeris connollyi (Tomlin, 1926)
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Limopsoidea : Glycymerididae

Type Locality: Muizenberg (Connolly); Mossel Bay (Kimberley Museum). [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Zingis consanguinea Preston, 1911
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Mt Kenia 6 - 8000 ft Brit. E. Africa [with pencil annotation] (ex auct)

Paralectotype(s)
Kalieella consobrina Preston, 1912
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Between the Igembi Hills and Nyeri, British East Africa

Syntype(s)
Kaliella consobrina Preston, 1912
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: between the Igembi Hills and Nyeri Brit. E. Africa

Paralectotype(s)
Mitra cretacea Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) pellisserpentis pellisserpentis Reeve, 1844
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Paramelania damonis Smith, 1881
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Central Africa

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Marginella dautzenburgi Tomlin & Shackleford, 1912
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Insel St. Thome Gulf of Guinea W. Africa ! Co-type !

Paralectotype(s)
Unio diminutus Lea, 1859
Leeds Museums & Galleries
Current name: Unio caffer Krauss, 1848
Bivalvia : Unionida : Unionoidea : Unionidae

Type Locality: East Africa

Paralectotype(s)
Helix dumivaga Morelet, 1880
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerotricha dumivaga (Morelet, 1880)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Chryst [Morocco] [Morocco]

Syntype(s)
Cleopatra dupuisii Spence, 1923
Current name: Melanoides dupuisi (Spence, 1923)
Gastropoda : Caenogastropoda (unassigned) : Cerithioidea : Thiaridae

Type Locality: Beach Wash, Ngandu (3°15’S: 16°15’E), French Congo [Congo (Brazzaville)]

Syntype(s)
Cleopatra dupuisii Spence, 1923
Current name: Melanoides dupuisi (Spence, 1923)
Gastropoda : Caenogastropoda (unassigned) : Cerithioidea : Thiaridae

Type Locality: Beach Wash, Ngandu (3°15’S: 16°15’E), French Congo [Congo (Brazzaville)]

Syntype(s)
Leptoconus (Phasmoconus) dusaveli Adams, H., 1872
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus dusaveli (H. Adams, 1872)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Adams, 1872: Mauritius (coll. Du Savel). [Mauritius]

Holotype
Thiara (Melanoides) dykei Spence, 1925
Current name: Potadoma dyksei (Spence, 1925)
Gastropoda : Sorbeoconcha : Pachychilidae

Type Locality: Buenga, Cameroons [Cameroon]

Holotype
Ptychotrema (Parennea) dykeiana Spence, 1923
Current name: Ptychotrema (Parennea) dykeiana Spence, 1923
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Streptaxoidea : Streptaxidae

Type Locality: Under dead leaves at roots of forest trees, Leverville, Congo [Congo, Democratic Republic of the]

Syntype(s)
Nyassunio ecclesi Crowley, Pain & Woodward, 1964
Current name: Nyassunio nyassaensis (Lea, 1964)
Bivalvia : Unionida : Unionoidea : Unionidae

Type Locality: the type is from Chembe and the paratypes are all from the fisheries at Masanga Beach [Malawi]

Paratype(s)
Eulima epeterion Melvill, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Hypermastus epeterion (Melvill, 1889)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
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