Ricinula (Sistrum) konkanensis Melvill, 1893 | NMW.1955.158.00318 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Ricinula (Sistrum) konkanensis Melvill, 1893
Syntype(s)

Melvill, J. C. 1893b. Descriptions of twenty five new species of marine shells from Bombay. Collected by Alexander Abercrombie, Esq. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 7. pp.52-67. pl. 1 [54-55; pl. 1, fig. 5] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Semiricinula konkanensis (Melvill, 1893) [WoRMS ID: 397052]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00318
No. specimens: 2 (Dry)
Type Locality: Bombay (Blanford, Abercrombie, & c.) [India]
Collecting details: A. Abercrombie; J. C. Melvill; 1892
Notes
Type evidence: The NMW specimens are from Melvill’s collection and were collected by A. Abercrombie from the type locality of Bombay. The figured specimen is held at NHMUK. Other type material: Figured syntype:- NHMUK 1893.2.16.12 1 spec. Syntype:- NHMUK 1878.1.28.235 1 spec. Syntypes:- Manchester Museum EE.7795 2 spec. Nomen nudem citation: The name was first published without description in a slightly earlier paper by Melvill & Abercrombie, 1893: 31.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Ricinula (Sistrum) konkanensis Melvill, 1893 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. & Abercrombie, A. 1893. The marine Mollusca of Bombay. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 7. pp.17-51 [31] [Cited]
Melvill, J. C. 1893b. Descriptions of twenty five new species of marine shells from Bombay. Collected by Alexander Abercrombie, Esq. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 7. pp.52-67. pl. 1 [54-55; pl. 1, fig. 5] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [48] [Cited]
McGhie, H. A. 2008. Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK. ZooKeys. 1. pp.1-46 [20] []
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Mumbai
Continent: -
Country: India
State/Prov.: Maharashrta,
County: -
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Water Body: Arabian Sea.
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Collected by: A. Abercrombie
Collecting date: 1892
Ex. Collector: J. C. Melvill
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Curatorial Contact

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