Helicter compta, Pease, 1869

Cowie, Robert H., Héros, Virginie, Yeung, Norine W. & Hayes, Kenneth A., 2016, Annotated catalogue of types of Hawaiian land and freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, with lectotype designations, Zoosystema 38 (2), pp. 245-266 : 250

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a4

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scientific name

Helicter compta
status

 

compta Pease, 1869 , Helicter

( Fig. 1B View FIG )

Helicter (Partulina) compta Pease, 1869: 175 .

CURRENT TAXONOMIC STATUS. — Achatinellinae, Partulina (Partulina) dwightii (Newcomb, 1855) . Valid subspecies.

TYPE MATERIAL. — Lectotype (Fischer-Piette 1950: 73, pl. 4, fig. 54) MNHN IM-2000-30805.

TYPE LOCALITY. — “Molokai”.

REMARKS

The original description was based on more than one specimen: “une bande blanchâtre […] qui est habituellement [usually] bordée […] par une ligne d’un brun rougeâtre” and “Elle […] présente souvent [often] […] une angulation particulière” ; and specimens were noted as being in the collections of both Pease and Crosse. A single specimen was noted as “Exemplaire-type” and illustrated by Fischer-Piette (1950: 73, 180, pl. 4, fig. 54). This usage is here treated as a lectotype designation (see introductory text regarding lectotypes). The specimen is the single specimen in MNHN IM- 2000-30805, and a label of the collection of the Journal de Conchyliologie , associated with this specimen and written at the time of Fischer-Piette, says “type”, as does an earlier label, and another states that it is the specimen figured. Johnson (1994: 9) listed this specimen as the “ Holotype ”, while also listing “ paratypes ” ( MCZ 25826 View Materials , 25828 View Materials ) .

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

MCZ

Museum of Comparative Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

Stylommatophora

Family

Achatinellidae

Genus

Helicter

Loc

Helicter compta

Cowie, Robert H., Héros, Virginie, Yeung, Norine W. & Hayes, Kenneth A. 2016
2016
Loc

Helicter (Partulina) compta

PEASE W. H. 1869: 175
1869