Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912 | NMS.Z.1921.143.621 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912
holotype

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 [349; figs.8, 8a, 8b] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Moelleriopsis poppei Engl, 2012 [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 713995]
Classification: Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea
Type Status: holotype [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.621
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Lat. 71º 22' S Long.16º 34' W., 1410 fathoms. Station 417
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; 18/03/1904; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia; Dredged
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912 are highlighted in red.

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 [349; figs.8, 8a, 8b] [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 [36] [Cited]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [92; pl.27; figs.1a] [Cited]
Specimen Data
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Water Body: Weddell Sea
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Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
Collecting date: 18/03/1904
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Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
Sampling Method: Dredged
Field No.: Station 417
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Altitude: -
Depth: 1410 fathoms
OS Grid Ref.:
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 71º22'S
Decimal Degress: -71.366667,-16.566667
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