gwendolenae (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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scientific name

gwendolenae (Godwin-Austen, 1889)
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43. gwendolenae (Godwin-Austen, 1889)   Fig. 6C

Rhiostoma gwendolenae   Godwin-Austen, 1889: 342, pl. 36, fig. 2, 2a.

Cyclotus gwendolenae   - Kobelt 1902: 215.

Current generic position.

Cyclotus   Swainson, 1840

Type locality.

Niah Hills [Niah, Srawak, Malaysia].

Type material.

Holotype NHMUK 1889.12.7.9 (Fig. 6C).

Remarks.

Godwin-Austen clearly stated this taxon was described based on only a single specimen collected by A Everett. The original description included an illustration and a set of measurements. The NHM collections contain a Godwin-Austen type lot with an original label stating “Type”, and so we recognise this illustrated shell as the holotype fixed by monotypy.