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  • Malacology 155601 MCZ Malacology
  • Corbula swiftiana
  • valve (dry); shell (dry)
  •    Paralectotype of Corbula swiftiana
    Syntype of Corbula swiftiana
  • St. Thomas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2000-11-01)
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Identifications
Corbula swiftiana C.B. Adams, 1852
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Heterodonta Myoida Myoidea Corbulidae Corbula swiftiana
radial-ridged corbula; swift corbula
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Adams 1852, Page 236, Syntype of Corbula swiftiana
"About 250 specimens were collected."
Clench and Turner 1950, Page 347, Paralectotype of Corbula swiftiana
Plate 48 fig1; by implication
 
Media of type text, Adams 1852. Description:Contributions to Conchology, vol. 1, no. 12
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Contributions to Conchology, vol. 1, no. 12
Media of type text, Clench and Turner 1950. Description:BHL link to paper
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BHL link to paper
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Specific Locality: St. Thomas
Verbatim Locality: Caribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 18.379812° -64.927338° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 15923 m
Jeremy Kisala; 2020-04-01; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2000-11-01)
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
Collectors
Identifiers
malacology accession number: 1173
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
shell (dry) unchecked in collection 2
valve (dry) unchecked in collection 32
Attributes
reference: Adams, C.B. 1852. Contrib. to Conch. no. 12, pp 236-237. Clench, W.J. & R.D. Turner. 1950. Occ. Pap. Moll. 1(15): 347-348; pl. 48, figs. 1, 2.
  [no agent data], 2009-10-18, migration
Remarks: Label with spec. gives "A100" Cotypes
Media
 
Media of type text, Malacology 155601;155602;155603;155604;155605;155606;155607;155608;155609;155610;155611;155612;155613;155614;155615;155616;155617;155618;155619;155620;155621;155622;155623;155624;155625. Description:MCZ Malacology Mollusca 150001-156000, pg.225

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MCZ Malacology Mollusca 150001-156000, pg.225