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ZooKeys 4: Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK

Geology GuideJournal / Magazine

Series: ZooKeys Volume: 4

By: Henry McGhie (Author)

Pensoft Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2008 | #183694
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About this book

This paper presents the first published listing of the holdings of type specimens of mollusc in The Manchester Museum (University of Manchester, UK), the fourth largest mollusc collection in Britain.

Type material relating to 480 taxa are included in the present catalogue, mainly coming from the collections of A Abercrombie (India), RD Darbishire, Prof. AC Haddon (Torres Straits), Rev. J Hadfield (Lifu, Loyalty Islands), LJ Shackleford (especially Marginella), GC Spence (especially African land snails and Urocoptis and many specimens from M Connolly and HB Preston), FW Townsend (Persian Gulf), syntype material from the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902-1904) and that received from the Smithsonian Institution in 1973 in exchange.


Contents

Catalogue

Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK
Henry A. McGhie

Research articles

New data on distribution and biology of the invasive species Hydrotaea aenescens (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera, Muscidae)
Nikita Vikhrev

The fossil crown wasp Electrostephanus petiolatus Brues in Baltic Amber (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae): designation of a neotype, revised classification, and a key to amber Stephanidae
Michael S. Engel, Jaime Ortega-Blanco

Studies of Tiger Beetles. CLXXVIII. A new Lophyra (Lophyra) from Somaliland (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae)
Fabio Cassola

Rare sponges from marine caves: discovery of Neophrissospongia nana nov. sp. (Demospongiae, Corallistidae) from Sardinia with an annotated checklist of Mediterranean lithistids
Renata Manconi, Annalisa Serusi


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