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Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => (Thiele)
    [3] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [4] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [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 & Sykes in Ancey
    [15] => Ancey in Bavay & Dautzenberg
    [16] => Ancey in Garrett
    [17] => Ancey in Pilsbry
    [18] => Ancey in Vignon
    [19] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [20] => Anderson
    [21] => Angas
    [22] => Anthony
    [23] => Arango
    [24] => Bartsch
    [25] => Bavay
    [26] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [27] => Bean
    [28] => Bean in Thorpe
    [29] => Beddome
    [30] => Benson
    [31] => Bernardi
    [32] => Biggs
    [33] => Boettger
    [34] => Bouchet & Warén
    [35] => Bourne
    [36] => Broderip
    [37] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [38] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [39] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [40] => Bullen
    [41] => Burch & Burch
    [42] => Burnup
    [43] => Carpenter
    [44] => Cate
    [45] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [46] => Caziot
    [47] => Chaper
    [48] => Chaster
    [49] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [50] => Chesney & Oliver
    [51] => Clapp
    [52] => Clench
    [53] => Clench & Aguayo
    [54] => Clench & Turner
    [55] => Clessin
    [56] => Clover
    [57] => Coles & Nekola
    [58] => Collier
    [59] => Connolly
    [60] => Cooper & Preston
    [61] => Craven
    [62] => Crosse
    [63] => Crosse & Fischer
    [64] => Crosse & Fisher
    [65] => Crowley
    [66] => Crowley & Pain
    [67] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [68] => Dall
    [69] => Dance
    [70] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [71] => Dautzenberg
    [72] => de boury
    [73] => de Folin
    [74] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [75] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [76] => Dean
    [77] => Dekker & Goud
    [78] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [79] => Deschamps
    [80] => Dillwyn
    [81] => Drouet & Chaper
    [82] => Dunker
    [83] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [84] => Eliot
    [85] => Engl
    [86] => Farran
    [87] => Forbes & Hanley
    [88] => Ford
    [89] => Fulton
    [90] => Gaskoin
    [91] => Gassies
    [92] => Germain
    [93] => Geyer
    [94] => Gittenberger
    [95] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [96] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [97] => Glover & Taylor
    [98] => Gmelin
    [99] => Godwin-Austen
    [100] => Goodrich
    [101] => Gray
    [102] => Gray in Sowerby
    [103] => Gredler
    [104] => Gude
    [105] => Gyngell
    [106] => Haas
    [107] => Hanley
    [108] => Hanley & Theobald
    [109] => Hedley
    [110] => Henderson & Simpson
    [111] => Hervier
    [112] => Heude
    [113] => Heurde
    [114] => Higgins & Marrat
    [115] => Hinds
    [116] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [117] => Houart
    [118] => Hoyle
    [119] => Iredale
    [120] => Iredale in Melvill & Standen
    [121] => Issel
    [122] => Jackson
    [123] => Jeffreys
    [124] => Jones & Preston
    [125] => Jordan
    [126] => Jordan 
    [127] => Kennard
    [128] => Kennard & Woodward
    [129] => Kiener
    [130] => Killeen & Oliver
    [131] => Killeen & Turner
    [132] => King
    [133] => Kobelt
    [134] => Lancaster
    [135] => Layard
    [136] => Layard in Kobelt
    [137] => Lea
    [138] => Linnaeus
    [139] => Lowe
    [140] => Marie
    [141] => Marrat
    [142] => Marshall
    [143] => Martyn
    [144] => Maynard
    [145] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [146] => Melvil
    [147] => Melvill
    [148] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [149] => Melvill & Standen
    [150] => Melvill & Sykes
    [151] => Melvill in Tryon
    [152] => Möllendorff
    [153] => Montagu
    [154] => Monterosato
    [155] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [156] => Moore
    [157] => Morelet
    [158] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [159] => Moricand
    [160] => Morrison
    [161] => Müller
    [162] => Neubert
    [163] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [164] => Newcomb
    [165] => Noronha
    [166] => Nuttall
    [167] => Oliver
    [168] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [169] => Oliver & Chesney
    [170] => Oliver & Drewery
    [171] => Oliver & Glover
    [172] => Oliver & Holmes
    [173] => Oliver & Levin
    [174] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [175] => Oliver & Picken
    [176] => Oliver & Taylor
    [177] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [178] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [179] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [180] => Pain
    [181] => Pain & Paul
    [182] => Pallary
    [183] => Pease
    [184] => Peuile
    [185] => Pfeiffer
    [186] => Phillips
    [187] => Pilsbry
    [188] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [189] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [190] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [191] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [192] => Ponder
    [193] => Powell
    [194] => Preston
    [195] => Pulteney
    [196] => Putzeys
    [197] => Ramsden
    [198] => Reeve
    [199] => Reidel & Norris
    [200] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [201] => Rolle
    [202] => Rowson
    [203] => Rowson & Symondson
    [204] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [205] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [206] => Salisbury
    [207] => Schilder
    [208] => Schlesch
    [209] => Schwabe
    [210] => Seddon
    [211] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [212] => Seddon & Killeen
    [213] => Shackleford & Spence
    [214] => Smith
    [215] => Smith, E. A.
    [216] => Smythe & Oliver
    [217] => Sowerby
    [218] => Sowerby 1st
    [219] => Sowerby 2nd
    [220] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [221] => Sowerby 3rd
    [222] => Spence
    [223] => Sterki
    [224] => Strebel
    [225] => Swainson
    [226] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [227] => Sykes
    [228] => Tattersfield
    [229] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [230] => Taylor
    [231] => Taylor & Glover
    [232] => Theobald
    [233] => Thiele
    [234] => Thompson
    [235] => Tiberi
    [236] => Tomlin
    [237] => Tomlin & Peile
    [238] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [239] => Torre
    [240] => Torre & Bartsch
    [241] => Torre & Clench
    [242] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [243] => Turton
    [244] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [245] => Verdcourt
    [246] => von Cosel
    [247] => Walker
    [248] => Watson
    [249] => Westerlund
    [250] => Wheeler
    [251] => Whitehead
    [252] => Williams
    [253] => Wollaston
    [254] => Woodward
    [255] => Wright
)
  
Keyword: West Africa First Prev Records 1 - 29 of 29 Next Last
Nassa argentea Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius argenteus (Marrat, 1877)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Whydah, West Africa [Benin]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(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
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
Oliva cauta Marrat, 1871
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Oliva cauta Marrat, 1871
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Olivoidea : Olividae

Type Locality: West Africa

Syntype(s) (figured)
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
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
Pseudoglessula gracilior Smith, 1904
Current name: Pseudoglessula gracilior E. A. Smith, 1904
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Ukami, German East Africa, about 100 miles south-west of Zanzibar [vide p.68].

Syntype(s)
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
Marginella huberti Clover, 1972
Current name: Marginella huberti Clover, 1972
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Baia Dos Elephantes 83 miles south of Lobito, Angola, West Africa [Angola]

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
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
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
Nassa minor Marrat, 1877
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Nassarius pumilio (E.A. Smith, 1872)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Kabenda, West Africa [Angola]

Lectotype & Paralectotype(s)
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
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
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
Pseudoglessula prestoni Smith, 1904
Current name: Pseudoglessula prestoni E. A. Smith, 1904
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Achatinidae

Type Locality: Ukami, German East Africa, about 100 miles south-west of Zanzibar.

Syntype(s)
Ochetoctena tomasi Oliver, 2014
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ochetoctena tomasi Oliver, 2014
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Thyasiroidea : Thyasiridae

Type Locality: Regab Pockmark, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa, RV Meteor, GUINECO cruise, M76/3, Dive 215, 05°47.84' S. 09°42.64' E. 3167m [West Africa,]

Holotype
Marginella tyermani Marrat, 1876
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Glabella tyermani (Marrat, 1876)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Marginellidae

Type Locality: 1 Corisco Bay, 1 near Cape Palmas, West Africa.

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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