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
)
  
Keyword: Cypraeidae First Prev Records 1 - 39 of 39 Next Last
Cypraea variolaria var. amiges Melvill & Standen, 1915
Current name: Ovatipsa chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: locality unknwon but possibly Hawaiian Archipelago [United States of America]

Holotype (possible)
Cypraea angelicae Clover, 1974
Current name: Zonaria pyrum angelicae (Clover, 1974)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: trawled in sand and mud from 50-80 fathoms, 35-40 miles off Bissau, Portugese Guinea

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
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
Cypraea caurica var. cairnsiana Melvill & Standen, 1904
Current name: Cypraea caurica Melvill & Standen, 1904
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Karachi [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea ocellata var. calophthalma Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. calophthalma Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Holotype
Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Hong Kong. [Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. chionia Melvill, 1888
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Pacific Is.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cypraea erosa var. chlorizans Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa chlorizans (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Australia]

Holotype
Cypraea fimbriata var. cholmondeleyi Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea fimbriata var. cholmondeleyi Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Native of Australia [Australia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Cypraea chrysalis Kiener, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Purpuradusta microdon chrysalis (Kiener, 1843)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea errones var. chrysophaea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erronea errones errones (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Port Blair. Andaman Islands [Andaman Islands (India)]

Holotype
Cypraea cruenta var. coloba Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ovatipsa coloba (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea crossei Marie, 1869
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Bistolida stolida crossei (Marie, 1869)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Marie, 1869: Noumea, Nouvae Caledoniae. [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea tigris var. flavonitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: From Mauritius chiefly, also from the Fiji Islands

Holotype
Cypraea carneola var. halmaja Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Lyncina carneola carneola (Linnaeus, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Mauritius. [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. hinnulea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea hungerfordi Sowerby 3rd, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erronea hungerfordi (Sowerby, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Sowerby, 1888: queries “Japan?” from where it was purchased by R. Hungerford. [Japan]

Holotype
Cypraea ingloria Crosse, 1878
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea ingloria Crosse, 1878
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Crosse, 1878: Habitat in mari Africam meridionalem alluente (teste B. Thomas). [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. ionthodes Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [India]

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. juvenca 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
Cypraea isabella var. limpida Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea isabella var. limpida Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Sandwich Islands. [United States of America]

Holotype
Cypraea tigris var. lyncichroa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [India]

Holotype
Cypraea miliaris var. magistra Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria miliaris (Gmelin, 1791)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Japan [Japan]

Holotype
Cypraea helvola var. mascarena Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria helvola argella (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Native of the Mauritius. [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea erosa var. nebrites Melvil, 1888
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Naria nebrites Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cypraea tigris var. nephelodes Lancaster, 1928
Current name: To be confirmed
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Queensland [Australia]

Holotype
Cypraea noumeensis Marie, 1869
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Monetaria annulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Noumea, Nouvae Caledoniae [New Caledonia]

Holotype
Cypraea ocellata var. palatha Melvill, 1888
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. palatha Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given

Lectotype
Cypraea ocellata var. pelidna Melvill & Standen, 1904
Current name: Cypraea ocellata var. pelidna Melvill & Standen, 1904
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Karachi [Pakistan]

Lectotype
Cypraea erosa var. phagedaina Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea ocellata var. pretiosa Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria ocellata var. (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Locality unknown [Sri Lanka]

Holotype
Cypraea rashleighana Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ovatipsa rashleighana (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea lamarckii var. redimita Melvill, 1888
Current name: Erosaria lamarckii var. redimita (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given

Syntype(s)
Cypraea scurra var. standeni Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mauritia eglantina (Duclos, 1833)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea erosa var. straminea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Mauritius deep water [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. syringa 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
Cypraea thomasi Crosse, 1865
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Naria thomasi Crosse, 1865
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Lifu

Syntype(s)
Cypraea asellus var. vespacea Melvill, 1905
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Palmadusta asellus vespacea (Melvill, 1905)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
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