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Type specimens are essential to the study of malacology and are distributed across a wide range of museums in the UK. This initiative, funded by the John Ellerman Foundation, is the beginning of an integrated access and learning project bringing together curators from across the museum sector. Malacological curators from Amgueddfa Cymru - National...
https://gbmolluscatypes.ac.uk/ This site is the result of a project (2016-2018) to unify images and information on Mollusca type specimens in several large public collections in Great Britain (i.e., England, Scotland and Wales), UK. It was created by a partnership of museums in Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Exeter, led by Amg...
The Natural Sciences Department at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales has been using social media to highlight its collections, research and events since 2011. Since then various platforms have been utilised, such as Twitter, Facebook, Storify, blog pages and Flickr to increase profile through social media. Over the last two years a change in wo...
Ancey (1860-1906) was a keen land and freshwater snail collector who principally focused on snails from the Hawaiian Islands, Central Asia, North and South America, Europe and Africa. In his short life he published many new taxa and greatly contributed to the conchological community. Following Ancey’s death, lists of his many publications and publ...
Coracuta obliquata n. gen. is recorded from Carmarthen Bay in the Bristol Channel, providing the first British record in 100 years and the first live record in British waters. Its previous generic placements are discussed and hinge structure compared with similar galeommatids. A full description of the species and of the new genus are given and a l...