Trichotropis antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1912 | NMS.Z.1921.143.613 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Trichotropis antarctica 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 [348; figs.7] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Xymenopsis buccineus (Lamarck, 1816) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 399476]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae
Type Status: holotype [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.613
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms. Station 346.
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia; Trawl
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Trichotropis antarctica 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 [348; figs.7] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1916a. Note on Trichotropis antarctica Melv. & St. Journal of Conchology. 15. pp.90 [90] [Cited]
Powell, A. W. B. 1960. Antarctic and subantarctic Mollusca. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum. 5 [142] [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 [42] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Burdwood Bank
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Island Group: Falkland Islands
Island: -
Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
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Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
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Ex. Collector: -
Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
Sampling Method: Trawl
Field No.: Station 346
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 56 fm
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 54º25'S
Decimal Degress: -54.416667,-57.533333
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