Minolia ceraunia Melvill, 1891 | NMW.1955.158.00084 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Minolia ceraunia Melvill, 1891
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1891a. Descriptions of eleven new species belonging to the genera Columbarium, Pisania, Minolia, Liotia and Solarium. Journal of Conchology. 6(12). pp.405-411. pl. 2, figs 1-14 [408; pl. 2, fig. 11] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Minolia ceraunia Melvill, 1891
Classification: Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Trochoidea : Trochidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00084
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Philippines
Collecting details: T. Lombe Taylor; J. C. Melvill
Notes
Melvill, 1891: “One specimen, unique in my collection, originally in Mr. T. Lombe Taylor’s cabinet.”
References

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Melvill, J. C. 1891a. Descriptions of eleven new species belonging to the genera Columbarium, Pisania, Minolia, Liotia and Solarium. Journal of Conchology. 6(12). pp.405-411. pl. 2, figs 1-14 [408; pl. 2, fig. 11] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [30] [Cited]
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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