Peristernia cremnochione var. photiformis Melvill, 1891 | NMW.1955.158.00355 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Peristernia cremnochione var. photiformis Melvill, 1891
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1891b. An historical account of the genus Latrius (Montfort) and its dependencies, with descriptions of eleven new species, and a catalogue of Latirus and Peristernia. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 4. pp.365-411. pl. 2 [397] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Peristernia cremnochione Melvill, 1891
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00355
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]
Collecting details: G. B. Sowerby; J. C. Melvill
Notes
Melvill, 1891: “...the ribs of one specimen I have...This may be called variety ß. photiformis...”
References

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Melvill, J. C. 1891b. An historical account of the genus Latrius (Montfort) and its dependencies, with descriptions of eleven new species, and a catalogue of Latirus and Peristernia. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 4. pp.365-411. pl. 2 [397] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Melvill, J. C. 1911. An enumeration of the additions made to the genus Latirus Montfort since 1891, with descriptions of of three new species. Journal of Conchology. 13(6). pp.164-178. text fig. [173; pl.text fig.] [Cited] [Figured]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [57] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Mauritius
Continent: Africa
Country: Mauritius
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Water Body: Indian Ocean
Sea Area.: West Indian Ocean
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Ex. Collector: G. B. Sowerby; J. C. Melvill
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