Bittium brucei Melvill & Standen, 1912 | NMS.Z.1921.143.642 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Bittium brucei Melvill & Standen, 1912
Holotype (lost)

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1912. The Marine Mollusca of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Part 2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 48(2), no. 18. pp.333-366. one plate [351; figs.11] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Joculator brucei (Melvill & Standen, 1912) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 532937]
Classification: Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae
Type Status: Holotype (lost) [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.642
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Dredge, Station 81, lat. 18º 24' S., long. 37º 58' W., 36 fathoms
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia; Dredged
Notes
Lost in the fire at Brazil's National Museum September 2018
References

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Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1912. The Marine Mollusca of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Part 2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 48(2), no. 18. pp.333-366. one plate [351; figs.11] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Smaldon, G., Heppell, D., Watt, K. R. 1976. Type specimens of Invertebrates (excluding Insects) held at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. 4. Royal Scottish Museum Information Series [40] [Cited]
Specimen Data
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Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
Sea Area.: SW Atlantic
Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
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Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
Sampling Method: Dredged
Field No.: Station 81
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Altitude: -
Depth: 36 fm
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 18º24'S
Decimal Degress: -18.4,-37.966667
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