MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Malacology 157757 MCZ Malacology
  • Taheitia tongana
  • shell (dry)
  •    Paratype of Taheitia tongana
  • Vaigana, 0.5 mi. inland
  • Oceania: Tonga: 'Eua Island
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2008-11-25)
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Taheitia tongana Cl. & Turner
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Caenogastropoda Littorinimorpha Truncatelloidea Truncatellidae Taheitia tongana
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Clench and Turner 1948, Page 191, Paratype of Taheitia tongana
Plate 23, fig 6
Johnson 2003, Page 23, Voucher of Taheitia tongana
cited as paratypes
Media of type text, Clench and Turner 1948. Description:A catalogue of the family Truncatellidae with notes and descriptions of new species
text (text/html)
Media Details
A catalogue of the family Truncatellidae with notes and descriptions of new species
Media of type text, Johnson 2003. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. CLVIII no. 1
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. CLVIII no. 1
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Oceania
Country: Tonga
Island: 'Eua Island
Specific Locality: Vaigana, 0.5 mi. inland
Verbatim Locality: Tonga, Tonga Ids., Ena Id., Vaigana (0.5 mi inland)
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -21.369795° -174.932208° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 10105 m
Adam J. Baldinger; 2020-12-18; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2008-11-25)
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
shell (dry) unchecked in collection 2
associated grant: Pacific Island Land Snail Biodiversity Repository (PILSBRy)
  Adam J. Baldinger, 2020-12-18
Remarks: Entered from ledger.
Media of type text, Malacology 157751;157752;157753;157754;157755;157756;157757;157758;157759;157760;157761;157762;157763;157764;157765;157766;157767;157768;157769;157770;157771;157772;157773;157774;157775. Description:MCZ Malacology Mollusca 156001-162000, pg.71

text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Malacology Mollusca 156001-162000, pg.71