Updates | Mollusca Types in Great Britain


  • New data from National Museums Liverpool added - [11/09/2018]
    Over 500 type records from the collections at the World Museum, Liverpool have been added, drawn largely from the unpublished lists of past curator Ian Wallace. The records include many of type material now lost to science due to bombing in the 1939-1945 war.

  • Data from Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales added - [03/07/2018]
    Over 430 primary types, complete with images, from Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales have been added. These include types of J. C. Melvill, J. R. le B. Tomlin, P. G. Oliver, and others. The contribution includes many more taxa described in the 20th and 21st centuries, types from several additional countries, and the database's first cephalopods!

  • Charts made dynamic - [21/06/2018]
    The charts in "Analysis of Collections" have now been made dynamic to reflect the addition of new data, and the text has been rewritten accordingly.

  • New data from Leeds Museums & Galleries added - [19/06/2018]
    A further 52 records of material researched as part of the project, mainly secondary types (paratypes, etc.) from Leeds Museums & Galleries, have been added.

  • New data from Manchester Museum added - [18/06/2018]
    Since March 2018 over 300 records of mainly secondary types (paratypes, etc.) have been entered from McGhie (2008). This takes the Manchester Museum total to over 480 records.