Shell

In 1911 Thomas Vernon Wollaston’s sister-in-law donated part of his Madeiran shell collection to RAMM. It includes shells from his friend RT Lowe.

These specimens were cited as syntypes of Clausilia crispa decolorata Wollaston by Groh & Hemmen in 1984.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
400/1911
Collection Class
Molluscs
Collection Area Region
West Africa
Collector Excavator
Shepherd, Miss (from the collection of): Wollaston, Mr Thomas Vernon
Common Name
shell
Simple Name
mollusc: shell
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CLAUSILIIDAE: Boettgeria crispa (R T Lowe) ? var. decolorata Wollaston