Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899 | NMW.1955.158.01385 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899
Lectotype

Melvill, J. C. 1899b. Description of a new species of Mitra (M. baldwinii) from the Hawaiian Islands. . Journal of Malacology. 7(3). pp.67-68. text fig [67-68; pl.text fig.] [Original Description]
Turner, H. 1989. Uncommon and New Mitriform Gastropods from the Indo-Pacific. Part 1. Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape. CH-8903 Birmensdorf. pp.1-35. pls.1-8 [pl. 8, fig. 10] [Type Designation]
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) moelleri (Küster, 1840)
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01385
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Ad insulus Hawaiienses (Baldwin). [United States of America]
Collecting details: T. Rogers ex. D.D.Baldwin; J. C. Melvill; 20.xi.1899
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. 1899b. Description of a new species of Mitra (M. baldwinii) from the Hawaiian Islands. . Journal of Malacology. 7(3). pp.67-68. text fig [67-68; pl.text fig.] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [26] [Cited]
Turner, H. 1989. Uncommon and New Mitriform Gastropods from the Indo-Pacific. Part 1. Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape. CH-8903 Birmensdorf. pp.1-35. pls.1-8 [pl. 8, fig. 10] [Figured] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Hawaiian Islands
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
State/Prov.: -
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Island Group: Hawaiian Islands
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Water Body: Pacific Ocean
Sea Area.: Central Pacific
Collected by: -
Collecting date: 20.xi.1899
Ex. Collector: T. Rogers ex. D.D.Baldwin; J. C. Melvill
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Curatorial Contact

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