Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888 | NMW.1955.158.00076 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Lectotype

Melvill, J. C. 1888b. Descriptions of fifteen new species of Mitra. Journal of Conchology. 5(9). pp.281-288. pl. 2, figs 11-25 [282; pl. 2, fig. 12] [Original Description]
Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. The Mitridae of the World. Part 1. The subfamily Mitrinae. 3(17). Indo-Pacific Mollusca. pp.273-528. figs.pls 248-466 [351-352; pl. 307, figs 1-2] [Type Designation]
Current name: Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00076
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa [Republic of South Africa]
Collecting details: Furse; C. G. H
Notes
Melvill, 1888b: 282: “...I have two specimens, and have seen many others.” Melvill, 1888b: 288: “NOTE.- The types of the foregoing species are in my collection, and with the exception of M. percnodictya and rhodinosphaera, of each of which only two specimens are known, and M. aerumnosa and fulvosulcata, of which there are several, are all represented as yet by single unique specimens”.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. 1888b. Descriptions of fifteen new species of Mitra. Journal of Conchology. 5(9). pp.281-288. pl. 2, figs 11-25 [282; pl. 2, fig. 12] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. The Mitridae of the World. Part 1. The subfamily Mitrinae. 3(17). Indo-Pacific Mollusca. pp.273-528. figs.pls 248-466 [351-352; pl. 307, figs 1-2] [Cited] [Figured] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [22] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Algoa Bay
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Country: Republic of South Africa
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Water Body: Cape Transition (S. Afr.).
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Collected by: Furse
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Ex. Collector: C. G. H
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Curatorial Contact

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