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] => 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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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)
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
Periploma angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1864
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Offadesma angasi Crosse & Fischer, 1864
Bivalvia : Thracioidea : Periplomatidae

Type Locality:

Type(s) (possible)
Voluta angasii Sowerby 2nd, 1866
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Amoria undulata Lamarck, 1804
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Volutoidea : Volutidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Neocardia angulata Sowerby, 1892
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Neocardia angulata Sowerby III, 1892
Bivalvia : Arcida : Limopsoidea : Philobryidae

Type Locality: Sow Cape (Pt. Alfred)

Syntype(s) (possible)
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
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
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
Eulima candida Marrat, 1880
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Melanella martinii Adams in Sowerby, 1854
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Vanikoroidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality:

Holotype (lost)
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
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
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
Ampullaria contamanoensis Preston, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pomacea aulanieri (Deville & Hupé, 1850)
Gastropoda : Viviparoidea : Ampullariidae

Type Locality: Contamano, Rio Ucayali, Eastern Peru [Peru]

Syntype(s)
Tellina costata Sowerby 2nd in Reeve, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Clathrotellina pretium (Salisbury, 1934)
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Tellinoidea : Tellinidae

Type Locality: Philippines [Philippines]

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
Placostylus layardi var. curta Crosse, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Placostylus layardi var. curtus (Crosse, 1894)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Bulimuloidea : Bulimulidae

Type Locality: Mont Tiebaghi, près Coumac, dans le N.-0. de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Holotype (possible)
Marginella (Glabella) davisiana Marrat, 1877
Current name: Glabella bellii Sowerby, 1846
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : [unassigned] Neogastropoda : Marginellidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s)
Conus dianthus Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus cardinalis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Typhis duplicatus Sowerby 2nd, 1870
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Siphonochelus duplicatus (Sowerby, 1870)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: China Seas

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
Tellina essingtonensis Sowerby 2nd in Reeve, 1866
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Exotica donaciformis (Deshayes , 1855)
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Tellinoidea : Tellinidae

Type Locality: Port Essington [Australia]

Holotype
Conus textile var. euetrios Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus textile archiepiscopus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus evelynae Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus gladiator Broderip, 1833
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Typhis expansus Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Talityphis expansus (Sowerby, 1873)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra exquisita Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Costellaria) suluense (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

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

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
Conus fulgetrum Sowerby 1st, 1834
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus miliaris Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Lectotype
Chiton goodalli Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st, 1832
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Radsia goodalli (Broderip, 1832)
Polyplacophora : Neoloricata : Chitonidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus gracilis Sowerby 3rd, 1875
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus hopwoodi Tomlin, 1937
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus minimus var. granulatus Sowerby 1st, 1834
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus miliaris Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Palau]

Lectotype
Ischnochiton herdmani Sykes, 1903
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Stenoplax alata Sowerby II, 1841
Polyplacophora : Chitonida : Chitonoidea : Ischnochitonidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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
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
Columbella iodostoma Gaskoin, 1852
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitrella puella (Sowerby 1st, 1844)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Columbellidae

Type Locality: Port Essington [Australia]

Holotype
Conus jucundus Sowerby 2nd, 1887
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus jucundus Sowerby 3rd, 1887
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cassis kalosmodix Melvill, 1883
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Casmaria kalosmodix (Melvill, 1883)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Tonnoidea : Cassidae

Type Locality: Locality of .... the type unknown, but most probably the species is native of eastern seas. Tucker Abbott (1968) puts forward “Midway, Hawaiian Chain” as the type locality.

Holotype
Buliminus fulminans linterae Sowerby, 1890
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Plekocheilus linterae (Sowerby, 1890)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Orthalicoidea : Amphibulimidae

Type Locality: Mount Roraima, British Guiana (Guyana) [Guyana]

Paralectotype(s)
Opisthostoma linterae Sowerby, 1896
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Plectostoma pulchellum (Godwin-Austen, 1890)
Gastropoda : Architaenioglossa : Cyclophoroidea : Diplommatinidae

Type Locality: [Malaysia]

Syntype(s)
Achatina linterae Sowerby, 1890
Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Current name: Cochlitoma zebra (Bruguière, 1789)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora (clade) : Achatinoidea : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Port elizabeth [South Africa]

Holotype
Ovulum longirostratum Sowerby 1st, 1828
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Calcarovula longirostrata (Sowerby 1st, 1828)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Ovulidae

Type Locality: In Mari Adriatico

Holotype
Oniscia macandrewi Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Morum macandrewi (Sowerby, 1888)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Harpidae

Type Locality: Japan [Japan]

Holotype
Orthalicus macandrewi Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Orthalicus macandrewi Sowerby, 1889
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Bulimuloidea : Orthalicidae

Type Locality: Santiago de Cou, Peru.

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
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
Fissurella melvilli Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Medusafissurella melvilli (Sowerby, 1882)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra melvilli Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Nebularia) sowerbyi melvilli Sowerby, 1882
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

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

Type Locality: Key West (south of Florida)

Holotype
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