Amussium octodecim-liratum Melvill & Standen, 1907 | NMS.Z.1921.143.708 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Amussium octodecim-liratum Melvill & Standen, 1907
holotype

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 [147-148; figs.17, 17a] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Propreamussium octodecimliratum (Melvill & Standen, 1907) [source: WoRMS]
Classification: Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinoidea : Propeamussiidae
Type Status: holotype [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.708
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: Station 291, lat. 67º 33' S., long. 36º 35' W., trawl, 2500 fathoms
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; March 7th 1903; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia; Trawl
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Amussium octodecim-liratum 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 [147-148; figs.17, 17a] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Knudsen, J. 1970. The systematics and biology of abyssal and hadal Bivalvia. Galathea report 11. pp.241. 20. 132 [pl.xii; figs.10,11,12] [Figured]
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 [51] [Cited]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [53; pl.8; figs.5a-5c] []
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Weddell Sea
Continent: -
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Water Body: Weddell Sea
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Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
Collecting date: March 7th 1903
Ex. Collector: -
Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
Sampling Method: Trawl
Field No.: Station 291
Field Notes: Off the coast of Antarctica
Altitude: -
Depth: 2500 fm
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 67º 33' S
Decimal Degress: -67.55,-36.583333
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National Museums Scotland
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