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  • Malacology 177263 MCZ Malacology
  • Prosperpina pisum
  • shell (dry)
  •    Lectotype of Prosperpina pisum
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Central America: Jamaica: Greater Antilles: Jamaica
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2010-09-29)
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Prosperpina pisum C.B. Adams
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Caenogastropoda Neogastropoda Muricoidea Costellariidae Prosperpina pisum
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Boss and Jacobson 1975, Page 82, Voucher of Proserpina (Despoenella) pisum
Figures 1-3, Plate 13, p85.
Media of type text, Jacobson and Boss 1973. Description:BHL link to paper
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BHL link to paper
Media of type text, Boss and Jacobson 1975. Description:Catalogue of the taxa of the subfamily Proserpininae (Helicinidae: Prosobranchia)
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Catalogue of the taxa of the subfamily Proserpininae (Helicinidae: Prosobranchia)
Media of type text, Boss and Jacobson 1975. Description:Proserpine snails of the Greater Antilles (Prosobranchia; Helicinidae)
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Proserpine snails of the Greater Antilles (Prosobranchia; Helicinidae)
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: Jamaica
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Jamaica
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: Jamaica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 18.169277° -77.274719° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 122659 m
Jeremy Kisala; 2020-09-10; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2010-09-29)
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
malacology accession number: 1173
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
shell (dry) good in collection 1 Verified on shelf summer 2018.
Remarks: Lectotype
Media of type text, Malacology 177251;177252;177253;177254;177255;177256;177257;177258;177259;177260;177261;177262;177263;177264;177265;177266;177267;177268;177269;177270;177271;177272;177273;177274;177275. Description:MCZ Malacology Mollusca 174001-180000, pg.131

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MCZ Malacology Mollusca 174001-180000, pg.131