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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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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
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
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
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
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
Phyllaplysia albomaculata Farran, 1905
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality:

Holotype (possible) (lost)
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
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)
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
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
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
Doris apiculata Alder & Hancock, 1864
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Sclerodoris apiculata (Alder & Hancock, 1864)
Gastropoda : Nudibranchia : Discodorididae

Type Locality: ‘collected chiefly during the years 1853 and 1854, at Waltair, in the presidency of Madras, by Walter Elliot’ [India]

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
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
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
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
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
Doridopsis atromaculata Alder & Hancock, 1864
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Current name: Dendrodoris atromaculata (Alder & Hancock, 1864)
Gastropoda : Nudibranchia : Dendrodorididae

Type Locality: ‘collected chiefly during the years 1853 and 1854, at Waltair, in the presidency of Madras, by Walter Elliot’ [India]

Holotype
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
Sconsia barbudensis Higgins & Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Sconsia grayi A. Adams, 1855
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Tonnoidea : Cassidae

Type Locality: Barbuda "Argo" Expedition. Dredged by the "Argo" Expedition (1876) in 15 fms off the Island of Barbuda [Barbuda]

Holotype
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
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
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
Bourdotia boschorum Dekker & Goud, 1994
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Bourdotia boschorum Dekker & Goud, 1994
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae

Type Locality: Oman, Masirah Island, Sur Masirah, 20°25’N., 58°44’E, on sand flat at low tide. [Oman]

Holotype
Murex (Ocinebra) brachys Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Murex (Ocinebra) brachys Melvill & Standen, 1896
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

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

Holotype
Conus brazieri Sowerby 3rd, 1881
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus circumcisus Born, 1778
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Solomon Islands [Solomon Islands]

Holotype
Actaeon browni Jordan, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Acteon browni (Jordan, 1895)
Gastropoda : Cephalaspidea : Philinoidea : Acteonidae

Type Locality: “Warm area." Station No. 13: 570 fms [Scotland, U.K.]

Holotype
Mangilia (Glyphostoma) calcicincta Melvill & Standen, 1895
Current name: Hemilienardia calcicincta (Melvill & Standen, 1895)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Raphitomidae

Type Locality: Lifu [New Caledonia (France)]

Holotype
Clathurella caletria Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Kermia caletria (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Raphitomidae

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

Holotype
Marginella californica Tomlin, 1916
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Volvarina (Volvarina) taeniolata Mörch, 1860
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: California [USA]

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

Type Locality: Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Holotype
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