Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimens
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    [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] => Theobald
    [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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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)
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
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
Cypraea obvellata var. calcarata Melvill, 1888
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Indian Ocean 2047

Syntype(s) (possible)
Mitra (Turricula) caloxesta Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) caloxestum (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Andaman Isles [India]

Holotype
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
Lutetina capricornica Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: ‘Lutetina’ capricornica Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Cyamioidea : Cyamiidae

Type Locality: Grand Paté, shell gravel, 17m, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
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
Barbatia diphaeonotus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mimarcaria diphaeonota (Oliver & Holmes, 2004)
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae

Type Locality: RIBW 2001 station RDS 52, Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E, 29 September 2001, sand in surge channel, 17 m, SCUBA, coll. N.L. Bruce & Jonathan Smith [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
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
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
Mitra (Pusia) evelynae Melvill, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) millecostatum (Broderip, 1836)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Mitra floridula Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra aurora floridula Sowerby, 1874
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Lectotype
Pecten guendolinae Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cryptopecten nux (Reeve, 1853)
Bivalvia : Ostreoida : Pectinoidea : Pectinidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

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
Latirus (Peristernia) hesterae Melvill, 1911
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Latirus hesterae Melvill, 1911
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: ? but probably Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Histiopsis hoylei Goodrich, 1896
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Histioteuthis hoylei (Goodrich, 1896)
Cephalopoda : Teuthida : Histioteuthidae

Type Locality: One specimen captured near the Andamans, at a depth of 490 fathoms. [India]

Holotype
Amathina imbricata Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Hipponicidae Inc. Sed. imbricata (Sowerby, 1889)
Gastropoda : Pyramidelloidea : Amathinidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Scintilla larcombae Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Scintilla larcombae Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Galeommatoidea : Galeommatidae

Type Locality: Totor, North Rodrigues, 19°40.234’S, 63°25.770’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Scintilla lynchae Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Scintilla lynchae Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Galeommatoidea : Galeommatidae

Type Locality: Petite Butte, 19°45.066’S, 63°23.802’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Mitra maculosa Reeve, 1844
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) litterata Lamarck, 1811
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Reeve, 1844: Australia; and Island of Annaa, Pacific Ocean (found at the latter place on the reefs). Cernohorsky, 1976: Indian Ocean, and this is further restricted to Mauritius (specimens in Powell coll.)

Lectotype
Acar marsupialis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Acar marsupialis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae

Type Locality: Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin in shell gravel, 17m, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E [Republic of Mauritius]

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
Dianadema mascarenensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Dianadema mascarenensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Pholadomyoida : Pandoroidea : Clavagellidae

Type Locality: Off Totor, Port Mathurin, Rodrigues, attached to coral rubble at 10m, 19°40.23’S, 63°25.72’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Mitra mauritiana Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Scabricola (Scabricola) lacunosa (Reeve, 1844)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Mitra nassoides 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
Murex (Ocinebra) obtusus Sowerby 3rd, 1894
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Favartia obtusus (Sowerby, 1893)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cryptoconchus oliveri Schwabe, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cryptoconchus oliveri (Schwabe, 2004)
Polyplacophora : Neoloricata : Acanthochitonidae : Acanthochitonidae

Type Locality: Grande Bay, Rodrigues [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cytherea ovum Hanley, 1845
Leeds Museums & Galleries
Current name: Meretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
Bivalvia : Venerida : Veneroidea : Veneridae

Type Locality: Hanley, 1844: Unknown; 1856: Malabar [India]

Syntype(s)
Peristernia cremnochione var. photiformis Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Peristernia cremnochione Melvill, 1891
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Centrocardita pileolata Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Centrocardita pileolata Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Carditoidea : Carditidae

Type Locality: RIBW RDS 52 Grand Paté, Off Port Mathurin, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E, 29 September 2001, sand in surge channel, 17 m, SCUBA, coll. N.L. Bruce & Jonathan Smith [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cyclochlamys plectofilum Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cyclochlamys plectofilum Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Ostreoida : Pectinoidea : Propeamussiidae

Type Locality: Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin in shell gravel, 17m, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Nassa polita Marrat, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius comptus (A. Adams, 1852)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
Latirus praestantior Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pustulatirus praestantior (Melvill, 1891)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Barbatia pyrrhotus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Barbatia pyrrhotus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Arcoidea : Arcidae

Type Locality: RIBW 2001 station RDS 51, Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E, 29 September 2001, dead coral rock, 14–16, SCUBA, coll. N.L. Bruce & Jonathan Smith [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Turridae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1919: Indian Ocean. Investigator Expedition (Alcock)...probably comes from the Bay of Bengal. [India]

Holotype
Scacchia rodriguensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Scacchia rodriguensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Galeommatoidea : Erycinidae

Type Locality: Baie du Nord, 19°42.1’S, 63°22.5’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Rhomboidella rodriguesensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Rhomboidiella rodgriguesensis Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Mytiloidea : Mytilidae

Type Locality: South side of Cotton Bay, Rodrigues, in intertidal algal turf, stn. 36, 19°41.009’S, 63°29.882’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Galeomma sagenata Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Galeomma sagenata Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Galeommatoidea : Galeommatidae

Type Locality: Passe Demi, Rodrigues, 15m, 19°42.104’S, 63°17.570’E [Republic of Mauritius]

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
Mitra (Turricula) sybillae Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Costellaria) sybillae (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Andaman Islands [India]

Holotype
Mitra telum Sowerby 2nd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Nebularia) fulvescens Broderip, 1836
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Barkley Island, Mauritius [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cosa tholiatus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cosa tholiata Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Limopsoidea : Philobryidae

Type Locality: Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin in shell gravel, 17m, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cratis thylicus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cratis thylicus Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Bivalvia : Arcoida : Limopsoidea : Philobryidae

Type Locality: Grand Paté, off Port Mathurin in shell gravel, 17m, 19°39.307’S, 63°24.950’E [Republic of Mauritius]

Holotype
Cyclostoma vacoense Morelet, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Tropidophora carinata (Born, 1780)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Pomatiidae

Type Locality: [Mauritius] [Mauritius]

Syntype(s)
Conus vespertinus Sowerby 1st, 1825
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus timorensis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given [Mauritius]

Holotype
Rissoina viaderi Tomlin, 1939
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pyramidelloides angustus (Hedley, 1898)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Syntype(s) (figured)
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