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Fossil and Recent molluscan types in the Auckland Museum. Part 2: Polyplacophora and Scaphopoda

Wilma Blom
Auckland War Memorial Museum

Abstract

The Marine Department of Auckland War Memorial Museum has nearly 1800 primary types and a further 1811 paratypes and paralectotypes types in its collections. The majority are molluscan and this second part of a catalogue of these collections reviews the types for 14 chiton and two scaphopod species. It deals with seven primary types and 12 secondary type lots, which are split between 12 Recent taxa and four fossil taxa. All of the holotypes reviewed here have been illustrated.

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