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Bulimus odontostoma Sowerby I, 1824 – Wikispecies link – Pensoft Profile
- Bulimus odontostoma Sowerby I 1824: 59, pl. 5 fig. 3.
[Brazil] “Rio de Janeiro”.
“Brazil”, in a later hand. M.C. label style IV.
“Axis 1 4/10, diam. 4/10 unc. [H 35.6, D 10.16 mm]”; specimen figured herein H 37.1, D 12.8, W 6.2.
NHMUK 20100632, two possible syntypes (Cuming coll.).
According to Sowerby, he had seen “A few specimens...”. Since it is not unlikely that Sowerby made use of the Cuming collection to describe species (Petit 2009), the specimens are considered possible syntpes.
Current systematic position
Odontostomidae, Odontostomus gargantua (Férussac, 1821).
- 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
- ↑ Petit R (2009) George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and Molluscan taxa. Zootaxa 2189: 1-218.