Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimens
Array
(
    [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
)
  
Keyword: Europe First Prev Records 1 - 50 of 122 Next Last
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)
Patella apertura Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Diodora graeca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Patelloidea : Patellidae

Type Locality: Falmouth, Salcombe [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Trivia arctica Pulteney, 1799
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Velutinoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality: [United Kingdom]

(Non-type material)
Cardium arcuatum Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Lucinella divaricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
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
Murex attenuatus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Mangelia attentuata (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Mangeliidae

Type Locality: Falmouth, Biddeford [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Mytilus avonensis Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bivalvia : Unionida : Unionoidea : Unionidae

Type Locality: River Avon, Wiltshire [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Voluta bidentata Montagu, 1808
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Auriculinella bidentata (Montagu, 1808)
Gastropoda : Ellobiida : Ellobioidea : Ellobiidae

Type Locality: Dunbar [United Kingdom]

(Non-type material)
Eulima bilineata Alder, 1848
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Eulima bilineata Alder, 1848
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Vanikoroidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Mactra boysii Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Abra alba (Wood, 1802)
Bivalvia : Cardiida : Tellinoidea : Semelidae

Type Locality: Sandwich in Kent; Studland; Salcombe; Bideford [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo bryereus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Schwartziella bryerea (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Zebinidae

Type Locality: "Weymouth" ? [United Kingdom]

Lectotype
Cypraea bullata Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Velutinoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality: [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Donax castaneus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Ervilia castanea (Montagu, 1803)
Bivalvia : Cardiida : Tellinoidea : Semelidae

Type Locality: Falmouth in Cornwall, St Austel [United Kingdom]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Mactra cinerea Montagu, 1808
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Mactra stultorum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Mactroidea : Mactridae

Type Locality: Weymouth [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Helix cingenda Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Theba pisana (Müller, 1774)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Helicidae

Type Locality: Tenby [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo cingillus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Cingula trifasciata (Adams, 1800)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: Plymouth & Salcombe [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Ochthephila cockerelli Noronha, 1923
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Discula cockerellii (Noronha, 1923)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Porto Santo [Portugal]

Holotype
Odostomia conspicua Alder, 1850
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Megastomia conspicua (Alder, 1850)
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: “One specimen, dead, but tolerably fresh, was obtained from the first day’s dredging [Whitburn, Summer 1848]. I have since found a yound individual among some small shells dredged off Douglas, Isle of man, in June, 1848” [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo crassior Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Lacuna crassior (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae

Type Locality: Sandwich from Boys Biddeford Bay [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Helix decussata Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Zebinella decussata (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: Between "Weymouth and Portland" ? [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo decussatus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Parthenina decussata (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: Salcombe [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Epitonium dendrophylliae Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Epidendrium dendrophylliae (Bouchet & Waren, 1986)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Epitonoidea : Epitoniidae

Type Locality: Madeira [Portugal]

Holotype
Voluta denticulata Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Myosotella denticulata (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Ellobiida : Ellobioidea : Ellobiidae

Type Locality: Favertsham (from Boys), Plymouth, Barnstaple, Ilfracombe Aberavoy and Southampton [United Kingdom]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Bulla diaphana Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Velutinoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality: Salcombe Bay: Falmouth [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Mytilus discrepans Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Musculus discors (Linnaeus, 1767)
Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytiloidea : Mytilidae

Type Locality: Southampton mouth of Itchin; Ilfracombe and south coast of Wales. [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo dispar Montagu, 1816
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Unresolved littorinid
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae

Type Locality: Poole [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Mya distorta Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Thracia distorta (Montagu, 1803)
Bivalvia : Anomalodesmata (Superorder) : Thracioidea : Thraciidae

Type Locality: Falmouth and Plymouth [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Trochus electissimus Bean in Thorpe, 1844
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Steromphala cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Unknown [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Turbo elegantissimus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Turbonilla lactea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: Sandwich from Boys: Falmouth, Salcombe and Ilfracombe [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Cardium elongatum Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Cerastoderma edule (Linnaeus, 1758)
Bivalvia : Cardioidea : Cardiidae

Type Locality: Salcombe Bay [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea europaea Montagu, 1808
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Trivia monacha (Costa, 1778)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Velutinoidea : Triviidae

Type Locality: Salcombe Bay [United Kingdom]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Helix excavatus Alder, 1831
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Zonitoides excavatus (Alder, 1831)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Gastrodontoidea : Gastrodontidae

Type Locality: Under decayed wood, and timber that has lain awhile on the ground; rare. Stella Dean and Gibside Wood. [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Helix excavatus Alder, 1831
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Zonitoides excavatus (Alder, 1831)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Gastrodontoidea : Gastrodontidae

Type Locality: Under decayed wood, and timber that has lain awhile on the ground; rare. Stella Dean and Gibside Wood. [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Tellina flexuosa Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Thyasira flexuosa (Montagu, 1803)
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Thyasiroidea : Thyasiridae

Type Locality: Falmouth Harbour [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Murex gracilis Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Comarmondia gracilis (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae

Type Locality: Biddeford Bay [United Kingdom]

Lectotype
Chiton gracilis Jeffreys, 1859
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Acanthochitona discrepans (Brown, 1827)
Polyplacophora : Acanthochitonidae

Type Locality: “several specimens” “Mr. Damon (…) dredged in deep water at Weymouth” “Mr. Metcalfe (…) same locality” and “Mr. M’Andrew (…) dredging off Milford Haven” [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Bulla haliotoidea Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Lamellaria perspicua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Velutinoidea : Velutinidae

Type Locality: Salcombe Bay [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Voluta hyalina Montagu, 1808
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Minioliva perplexa Olsson, 1956
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Columbellidae

Type Locality: Dunbar in cabinet of Laskey [United Kingdom]

(Non-type material)
Turbo interstinctus Adams in-Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Parthenina interstincta (Mont., 1803)
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Pyramidellidae

Type Locality: Bigberry Bay [United Kingdom]

Neotype
Turbo jugosus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Littorina saxatilis (Olivi, 1792)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae

Type Locality: [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Helix labiosa Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Rissoa membranacaea (Adams, 1800)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: Falmouth, Devonshire, Biddeford, South Wales [United Kingdom]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Helix lackhamensis Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Ena montana (Draparnaud, 1801)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Lackham in Wiltshire [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Helix lactea Müller, 1774
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Otala lactea (Müller, 1774)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Helicoidea : Helicidae

Type Locality: [Portugal]

Neotype
Nautilus lacustris Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Segmentina nitida (Müller, 1774)
Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Planorboidea : Planorbidae

Type Locality: Sandwich in Kent [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Turbo laminatus Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Cochlodina laminata (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Clausilioidea : Clausiliidae

Type Locality: Lackham Wood, Wiltshire and Bow Wood in Wiltshire [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Tellina laskeyi Montagu, 1808
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Gari sp
Bivalvia : Cardiida : Tellinoidea : (uncertain)

Type Locality: Firth of Forth? [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s)
Murex linearis Montagu, 1803
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Raphitomidae

Type Locality: Falmouth and salcombe Bay [United Kingdom]

Unverified
Limnea lineata Bean, 1834
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Radix balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Hygrophila : Lymnaeoidea : Lymnaeidae

Type Locality: only one pond in our neighbourhood [...] at Scarborough [...] [United Kingdom]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Acicula lusitanica Holyoak & Seddon, 1985
Current name: Platyla lusitanica (Holyoak & Seddon, 1985)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Aciculidae

Type Locality: Limestone crag on hill west of N120 road at 0.5 km south-south-east of church at Bensafrim, Distriti Faro, Portugal, 50 m ASL, UTM square NB 21 [Portugal]

Paratype(s)
Acicula lusitanica Holyoak & Seddon, 1985
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Platyla lusitanica (Holyoak & Seddon, 1985)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Littorinoidea : Aciculidae

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]

Holotype
First Prev Records 1 - 50 of 122 Next Last