Harpa costata var. laetifica Melvill, 1916 | NMW.1955.158.00406 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Harpa costata var. laetifica Melvill, 1916
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1916. Notes on the genus Harpa. Journal of Conchology. 15(1-2). pp.25-40 [31 & 37] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS ID: 208159]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Harpidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00406
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper
Collecting details: Mr J. M. Williams; J. C. Melvill
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Harpa costata var. laetifica Melvill, 1916 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. 1916. Notes on the genus Harpa. Journal of Conchology. 15(1-2). pp.25-40 [31 & 37] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Rehder, H. A. 1973. The family Harpidae of the world. 3(16). Indo-Pacific Mollusca. pp.207-274. figs.pl. 183-247 [254; pl. 222] [Cited] [Figured]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [48] [Cited]
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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Cardiff
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