Isorropodon mackayi Oliver & Drewery, 2013 | NMW.Z.2012.074.00003 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Isorropodon mackayi Oliver & Drewery, 2013
Paratype(s)

Oliver, P. G. & Drewery, J. 2013. New species of chemosymbiotic clams (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae and Thyasiridae) from a putative ‘seep’ in the Hatton–Rockall Basin, north-east Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. pp.doi:10.1017/S0025315413001136; 1-15. figs 1-12 [3; figs. 3-4] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Isorropodon mackayi Oliver & Drewery, 2013 [WoRMS ID: 768173]
Classification: Bivalvia : Glossoidea : Vesicomyidae
Type Status: Paratype(s) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (D. McKay)
Catalogue No.: NMW.Z.2012.074.00003
No. specimens: 2 valves (SEM stub)
Type Locality: Hatton-Rockall Basin, NW Scotland. FRV ‘Scotia’, cruise 0712S, Station S12283a, 57°57’N 15°33′W, 1187–1200 m [NW Scotland]
Collecting details: J. Drewery; D. McKay; 23/06/2012; FRV ‘Scotia’, cruise 0712S
Notes
Holotype:- NMWZ.2012.074.00001 1 spec. (dry shell; body in spirit) Paratypes:- NMWZ.2012.074.00002 although 5 spec. are listed in the paper there are 10 spec. in fluid (shells and bodies); 3 dry shells & fragments. 2 shells in National Museum Scotland, Edinburgh. 2 shells in the collection of David McKay.
References

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Oliver, P. G. & Drewery, J. 2013. New species of chemosymbiotic clams (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae and Thyasiridae) from a putative ‘seep’ in the Hatton–Rockall Basin, north-east Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. pp.doi:10.1017/S0025315413001136; 1-15. figs 1-12 [3; figs. 3-4] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation] [Nomenclature]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Hatton-Rockall Basin
Continent: -
Country: NW Scotland
State/Prov.: -
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: N.E. Atlantic.
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: J. Drewery
Collecting date: 23/06/2012
Ex. Collector: D. McKay
Expedition/Survey: FRV ‘Scotia’, cruise 0712S
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: Station S12283a
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 1187–1200 m
OS Grid Ref.: 57°57’N, 15°33’W
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff
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Email: Harriet Wood
Tel: +44 (0)29 2057 3244

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