Chrysodomus (Sipho) crassicostatus Melvill & Standen, 1907 | NMS.Z.1921.143.664.2 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Chrysodomus (Sipho) crassicostatus Melvill & Standen, 1907
Paralectotype(s)

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1907. The marine Mollusca of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. . Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 46(1), no. 5. pp.119-157. one plate [138; figs.10, 10a] [Type Designation]
Current name: Prosipho crassicostatus (Melvill & Standen, 1907) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 197402]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae
Type Status: Paralectotype(s) [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.664.2
No. specimens: 7 (Dry)
Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms, off weed and stones, April-August 1903
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; 1903; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia
Notes
One of these specimens is labelled Type 10, and is likely to be the original specimen figured by Melvill & Standen.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Chrysodomus (Sipho) crassicostatus Melvill & Standen, 1907 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1907. The marine Mollusca of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. . Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 46(1), no. 5. pp.119-157. one plate [138; figs.10, 10a] [Type Designation] [Cited]
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 [44] [Cited]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [156] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Scotia Bay
Continent: -
Country: -
State/Prov.: -
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: South Orkney Islands
Island: -
Water Body: Southern Ocean
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
Collecting date: 1903
Ex. Collector: -
Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: Station 325
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 9-10 fm
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 60º43'42"S
Decimal Degress: -60.728333,-44.6425
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