Minolia (Conotrochus) eutyches Melvill, 1918 | NMW.1955.158.01502 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Minolia (Conotrochus) eutyches Melvill, 1918
Lectotype

Melvill, J. C. 1918. Descriptions of thirty-four species of marine mollusca from the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and Arabian Sea, collected by Mr. F. W. Townsend. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 9(1). pp.137-158. pls 4-5 [153; pl. 5, fig. 26] [Original Description]
Herbert, D. G. 1989. Pagodatrochus, a new genus for Minolia variabilis H. Adams, 1873 (Gastropoda: Trochidae). . Journal of Molluscan Studies. 55(3). pp.365-372. figs 1-5 [370; figs. 1d] [Type Designation]
Current name: Pagodatrochus variabilis (H. Adams, 1873) [WoRMS ID: 567700]
Classification: Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Trochoidea : Trochidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01502
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Persian Gulf, Muscat, 10-30 fm. [Oman]
Collecting details: F. W. Townsend; J. R. le B. Tomlin
Notes
Melvill, 1918: “Several examples occurred, all very similar.”
References

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Melvill, J. C. 1918. Descriptions of thirty-four species of marine mollusca from the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and Arabian Sea, collected by Mr. F. W. Townsend. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 9(1). pp.137-158. pls 4-5 [153; pl. 5, fig. 26] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [40] [Cited]
Herbert, D. G. 1989. Pagodatrochus, a new genus for Minolia variabilis H. Adams, 1873 (Gastropoda: Trochidae). . Journal of Molluscan Studies. 55(3). pp.365-372. figs 1-5 [370; figs. 1d] [Cited] [Figured] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Muscat
Continent: -
Country: Oman
State/Prov.: Gulf of Oman,
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: Arabian Sea.
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: F. W. Townsend
Collecting date: -
Ex. Collector: J. R. le B. Tomlin
Expedition/Survey: -
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: -
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 10-30 fms
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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