The original Trochus alabastrum material described by Reeve (1858) came from the collection of Sir David Barclay, which was sold at auction in 1891 (Dance 1986).
without locality), from the Cuming collection, bear considerable resemblance to Reeve's original figure of Trochus alabastrum (Fig.
, Splendrillia Kilburn, 1988a: 213, figs 142, 143.
a unique variant in all the Greek and Latin manuscripts, even compared with the Greek parallel of the Codex Cantabrigiensis itself (D): at this point, the Vulgata presents the reading alabastrum
and the Greek text gives [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.