Scissurella alta Watson, 1886 | NMW.1955.158.00605 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Scissurella alta Watson, 1886
Lectotype

Watson, R. B. 1886. Report on the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda collected by H.M.S. “Challenger” during the years 1873-76. Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. “Challenger” during the years 1873-1876. Zoology. 15(2). pp.i-v, 1-756. 62 [113-114; pl.8; figs.1] [Original Description]
Geiger, D. L. 2012. Monograph of the little slit shells. Volume 2. Anatomidae, Larocheidae, Depressizonidae, Sutilizonidae, Temnocinclidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. pp.730-1291. 591-1042 [752; figs.606c] [Type Designation]
Current name: Anatoma alta (Watson, 1886) [source: Geiger, 2012] [WoRMS ID: 180877]
Classification: Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Antomidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00605
No. specimens: 1sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Off Culebra I. W. Indies. 390 fms, Challenger 24 [Puerto Rico]
Collecting details: HMS Challenger
References

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Watson, R. B. 1886. Report on the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda collected by H.M.S. “Challenger” during the years 1873-76. Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. “Challenger” during the years 1873-1876. Zoology. 15(2). pp.i-v, 1-756. 62 [113-114; pl.8; figs.1] [Figured] [Original Description]
Geiger, D. L. 2012. Monograph of the little slit shells. Volume 2. Anatomidae, Larocheidae, Depressizonidae, Sutilizonidae, Temnocinclidae. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. pp.730-1291. 591-1042 [752; figs.606c] [Figured] [Cited] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Culebra Island
Continent: -
Country: Puerto Rico
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County: -
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Island Group: -
Island: Culebra
Water Body: Caribbean.
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Expedition/Survey: HMS Challenger
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Field No.: stn. 24
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Depth: -
OS Grid Ref.: 18°38'30"N., 65°05'30"W.
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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