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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 Folin
    [69] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [70] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [71] => Dean
    [72] => Dekker & Goud
    [73] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [74] => Deschamps
    [75] => Dillwyn
    [76] => Drouet & Chaper
    [77] => Dunker
    [78] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [79] => Eliot
    [80] => Engl
    [81] => Farran
    [82] => Forbes & Hanley
    [83] => Ford
    [84] => Fulton
    [85] => Gaskoin
    [86] => Gassies
    [87] => Germain
    [88] => Geyer
    [89] => Gittenberger
    [90] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [91] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [92] => Glover & Taylor
    [93] => Gmelin
    [94] => Godwin-Austen
    [95] => Goodrich
    [96] => Gray
    [97] => Gray in Sowerby
    [98] => Gredler
    [99] => Gude
    [100] => Gyngell
    [101] => Haas
    [102] => Hanley
    [103] => Hanley & Theobald
    [104] => Hedley
    [105] => Henderson & Simpson
    [106] => Hervier
    [107] => Heude
    [108] => Heurde
    [109] => Higgins & Marrat
    [110] => Hinds
    [111] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [112] => Houart
    [113] => Hoyle
    [114] => Iredale
    [115] => Issel
    [116] => Jackson
    [117] => Jeffreys
    [118] => Jones & Preston
    [119] => Jordan
    [120] => Jordan 
    [121] => Kennard
    [122] => Kennard & Woodward
    [123] => Kiener
    [124] => Killeen & Oliver
    [125] => Killeen & Turner
    [126] => King
    [127] => Kobelt
    [128] => Lancaster
    [129] => Layard
    [130] => Layard in Kobelt
    [131] => Lea
    [132] => Lowe
    [133] => Marie
    [134] => Marrat
    [135] => Marshall
    [136] => Martyn
    [137] => Maynard
    [138] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [139] => Melvil
    [140] => Melvill
    [141] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [142] => Melvill & Standen
    [143] => Melvill & Sykes
    [144] => Melvill in Tryon
    [145] => Möllendorff
    [146] => Montagu
    [147] => Monterosato
    [148] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [149] => Moore
    [150] => Morelet
    [151] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [152] => Moricand
    [153] => Morrison
    [154] => Müller
    [155] => Neubert
    [156] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [157] => Newcomb
    [158] => Noronha
    [159] => Nuttall
    [160] => Oliver
    [161] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [162] => Oliver & Chesney
    [163] => Oliver & Drewery
    [164] => Oliver & Glover
    [165] => Oliver & Holmes
    [166] => Oliver & Levin
    [167] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [168] => Oliver & Picken
    [169] => Oliver & Taylor
    [170] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [171] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [172] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [173] => Pain
    [174] => Pain & Paul
    [175] => Pallary
    [176] => Pease
    [177] => Peuile
    [178] => Pfeiffer
    [179] => Phillips
    [180] => Pilsbry
    [181] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [182] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [183] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [184] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [185] => Ponder
    [186] => Powell
    [187] => Preston
    [188] => Pulteney
    [189] => Putzeys
    [190] => Ramsden
    [191] => Reeve
    [192] => Reidel & Norris
    [193] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [194] => Rolle
    [195] => Rowson
    [196] => Rowson & Symondson
    [197] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [198] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [199] => Salisbury
    [200] => Schilder
    [201] => Schlesch
    [202] => Schwabe
    [203] => Seddon
    [204] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [205] => Seddon & Killeen
    [206] => Shackleford & Spence
    [207] => Smith
    [208] => Smith, E. A.
    [209] => Smythe & Oliver
    [210] => Sowerby
    [211] => Sowerby 1st
    [212] => Sowerby 2nd
    [213] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [214] => Sowerby 3rd
    [215] => Spence
    [216] => Sterki
    [217] => Strebel
    [218] => Swainson
    [219] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [220] => Sykes
    [221] => Tattersfield
    [222] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [223] => Taylor
    [224] => Taylor & Glover
    [225] => Theobold
    [226] => Thiele
    [227] => Thompson
    [228] => Tiberi
    [229] => Tomlin
    [230] => Tomlin & Peile
    [231] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [232] => Torre
    [233] => Torre & Bartsch
    [234] => Torre & Clench
    [235] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [236] => Turton
    [237] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [238] => Verdcourt
    [239] => von Cosel
    [240] => Walker
    [241] => Watson
    [242] => Westerlund
    [243] => Wheeler
    [244] => Whitehead
    [245] => Williams
    [246] => Wollaston
    [247] => Woodward
    [248] => 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
Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Gastropoda : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Taza, sous les pierres, dans les endroit humides. [Taza, under stones, in a damp place.] [Morocco]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Eulima adamantina de Folin, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Melanella adamantina de Folin, 1867
Gastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Syntype(s)
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
Scissurella aedonia Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma aedonia (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Scissurellidae

Type Locality: Challenger, st 122 [Brazil]

Lectotype
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
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
Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Prope Inkiapo (‘Chine Centrale’ in the title) [Cl A. David]. [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Scissurella alta Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma alta (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Antomidae

Type Locality: Off Culebra I. W. Indies. 390 fms, Challenger 24 [Puerto Rico]

Lectotype
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
“Helix” arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerotricha arguineguinensis (Seddon & Aparicio, 1998)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Helicidae

Type Locality: Canary Islands, from the island of Grand Canary [Spain]

Invalid Lectotype
Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Inkiapo [A. David] [Central China]

Syntype(s)
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
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
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
Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Lundi Katal hills, près du défilé des Monts Kayber, à une altitude de 4,000 pieds anglais [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
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
Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) moelleri (Küster, 1840)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Ad insulus Hawaiienses (Baldwin). [United States of America]

Lectotype
Murex barclayi Reeve, 1858
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Naquetia barclayi (Reeve, 1857)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: St. Brandon Shoal, near Mauritius (thrown on shore after a hurricane)

Paralectotype(s)
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
Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914

Type Locality: Rapid Point, at low water; West Falklands [Falkland Islands]

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
Murex bipinnatus Reeve, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pterynotus bipinnata (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Moluccas

Syntype(s)
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
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
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
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
Auriculella canalifera Ancey, 1904
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Auriculella canalifera Ancey, 1904
Gastropoda : Achatinelloidea : Achantinellidae

Type Locality: Halawa, Molokai [Baldwin] [Hawaiian Islands, USA]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Buliminus kuschakewitzi var. candisata Ancey, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Laevozebrinus eremita (Reeve, 1849)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Province de Ferghana (Khanat de Kokhand) [Uzbekistan]

Syntype(s) (possible)
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
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
Pleurotoma carbonaria Reeve, 1843
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Crassispira carbonaria (Reeve, 1843)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Turridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Lectotype
Conus carnalis Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus carnalis Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Pupa cartennensis Ancey, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Rupestrella cartennensis (Ancey, 1893)
Gastropoda : Pupilloidea : Chondrinidae

Type Locality: Montagne du Cap de Ténès (Cartenna), dans le département d’Alger [Letourneux] [Algeria]

Syntype(s)
Conus catenatus Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus mappa Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Sowerby, 1879: Panama? [Panama]

Holotype
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