boxalli Godwin-Austen, 1889

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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boxalli Godwin-Austen, 1889


17. boxalli Godwin-Austen, 1889   Fig. 3A

Cyclotus boxalli   Godwin-Austen, 1889: 343, 344, pl. 36, fig. 4, 4a. Kobelt 1902: 212.

Current generic position.

Cyclotus   Swainson, 1840

Type locality.

Molu Hills [Gunung Mulu National Park, Miri Division, Sarawak, Malaysia].

Type material.

Syntype NHMUK 1891.3.17.35 (1 shell; Fig. 3A).


This species was described from the Hungerford collection. An illustration and a set of shell dimensions were given in the original description. Godwin-Austen (1889) does not explicitly indicate the number of specimens he has available to him in the original description. There is a single shell in the NHM collections from the R Hungerford collection with an original label stating “Type”, the species name, and collection locality. This specimen closely matches with the illustration and the shell measurements given in the original description, and it is figured herein.