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Buliminus nuptialis Melvill and Ponsonby, 1894 – Wikispecies link – Pensoft Profile
- Buliminus nuptialis Melvill and Ponsonby 1894: 92, pl. 1 fig. 5.
- Prestonella nuptialis (Melvill and Ponsonby); Herbert 2007: 11, fig. 12–13.
[South Africa, Eastern Cape] “Craigie Burn, Somerset East (Mrs. Mary Layard Barber)”.
“Craigie Burn, Somerset / East, S. Africa”.
“Long. 15, lat. 8.50 mill.”; holotype H 14.6, D 9.82, W 4.4.
NHMUK 1905.1.26.29, holotype, Mrs. Mary Layard Barber (née Bowker) (ex E.L. Layard ex Ponsonby).
The data on the collector and the way this specimen has found its way to the NHMUK collection have been taken from Herbert (2007). The size of the specimen was erroneously given as “length 11.5 mm”.
Current systematic position
Bothriembryontidae, Prestonella nuptialis (Melvill and Ponsonby, 1894).
- Breure, A; Ablett, J; 2012: Annotated type catalogue of the Bothriembryontidae and Odontostomidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Orthalicoidea) in the Natural History Museum, London ZooKeys, 182: 1-70. doi
- ↑ Melvill J, Ponsonby J (1894) Descriptions of fifteen new species of South-African terrestrial Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 14: 90–95. doi: 10.1080/00222939408677773
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Herbert D (2007) Revision of the genus Prestonella (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Orthalicoidea: Bulimulidae s.l.): a distinctive component of the African land snail fauna. African Invertebrates 48: 1-19.