Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Malacology
Catalog #: 83404
Occurrence ID (GUID): 129ABDBD-7890-4EA6-AFDD-9CD5F714953B
Taxon: Diastole matafaoi H. B. Baker, 1938
Family: Euconulidae
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Type Status: PARATYPES
Collector: T.T. Dranga      
Date: 1926-02-09
Verbatim Date: 2/9/1926
Additional Collectors: T.T. Dranga
Locality: Polynesia, American Samoa, Tutuila, below 'sub-peak' on connecting ridge of Matafao; 2 mi. from shore
-14.295026  -170.70278 +-1570m.  WGS84
Habitat: [ELEVATION: 1500-16 feet]; on ieie + pandanus
Substrate: [TERRESTRIAL]; [in type collection -DKB] Group "LXXII". Label states: type lot. {PSA (1/26/98)-On label, "matafaoi" is underlined in blue. There are two notes with this lot. The first note states: do not let any more go without good paratype ex. CMC. The second note states: 11402/matafaoi/83404 d (7) TSM/83421 (4). Part of a group of lots with note that states: p 51/Diastole (s.s.) matafaoi H.B.B. Lot includes a vial with label that states: emb., and note that states: 2 spm. had emb.-p1, p2.
Dry Count: 5
Notes: Collected
Specimen Images
Record ID: 57ced105-a655-4e0c-8f81-4702e139bab0
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