Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Malacology
Catalog #: 83421
Occurrence ID (GUID): C7A2EB98-DB51-4019-A9A8-D0E558B49AE9
Taxon: Diastole matafaoi H. B. Baker, 1938
Family: Euconulidae
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Type Status: TYPE
Collector: T.T. Dranga      
Date: 1926-02-09
Verbatim Date: 2/9/1926
Additional Collectors: T.T. Dranga
Locality: Polynesia, American Samoa, Tutuila, Matafao; 2 mi. from shore; summit peak of Matafao (highest peak on Tutuila)
-14.295026  -170.70278 +-446m.  WGS84
Habitat: [ELEVATION: 200-2141 feet]; on pandanus, ieie, + leaves of shrubs, damp, shells scarce
Substrate: [TERRESTRIAL]; [in type collection -DKB] Group "LXX". Label states: Type lot. Note states: 11402/matafaoi/83404 d (7) TSM/83421 (4). {PSA (1/26/98)-Part of a group of lots with note that states: p 51/Diastole (s.s.) matafaoi H.B.B. In old box: 9138, from which the specimens were removed and placed into the type collection, note with box states: n sp/P& C/28-VIII-33, and label states: type col.-PSA}. {PSA (2/19/98)-Catalogue remarks state: Drowned 12 hrs. 30% alc. in a few days changed to 40%/T
Dry Count: 6
Notes: Collected
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Record ID: ff62535a-eaf3-4270-81db-6ddba2a69e0e
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