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.

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West Africa
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Shepherd, Miss (from the collection of): Wollaston, Mr Thomas Vernon
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mollusc: shell
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CLAUSILIIDAE: Boettgeria crispa (R T Lowe) ? var. decolorata Wollaston