pyrostoma Smith, 1896

Sutcharit, Chirasak, Ablett, Jonathan D. & Panha, Somsak, 2019, An annotated type catalogue of seven genera of operculate land snails (Caenogastropoda, Cyclophoridae) in the Natural History Museum, London, ZooKeys 842, pp. 1-65: 1

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pyrostoma Smith, 1896


79. pyrostoma Smith, 1896   Fig. 11B, C

Cyclotus pyrostoma   Smith, 1896b: 100, 101, pl. 7, figs 1-3. Kobelt 1902: 202.

Current generic position.

Cyclotus   Swainson, 1840

Type locality.

South Celebes, at 2000 feet [south Sulawesi Province, Indonesia].

Type material.

Syntype NHMUK 1896.4.30.1 (1 shell; Fig. 11B), NHMUK 1896.5.1.1-2 (2 shells; Fig. 11C).


There are three specimens in the NHM type lot with a label in Smith’s handwriting stating the species name and collection locality. One specimen has a small label “Type” attached under the shell. This specimen matches well to the illustration and shell dimensions given in the original description and is figured herein (Fig. 11B).