Cuspidaria brucei Melvill & Standen, 1907 | NMS.Z.1921.143.731 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cuspidaria brucei Melvill & Standen, 1907
syntype

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 [152; figs.19, 19a & 19b] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cuspidaria undata (Verrill, 1884) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 156773]
Classification: Bivalvia : Cuspidarioidea : Cuspidariidae
Type Status: syntype [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.731
No. specimens: 2 valves (Dry)
Type Locality: Lat., 39º 48' S., Long. 2º 33' E, 2645 fathoms
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia
References

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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 [152; figs.19, 19a & 19b] [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 [55] [Cited]
Specimen Data
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Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
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Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
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Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
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Field No.: Station 468
Field Notes: Off the South West tip of Africa
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Depth: 2645 fm
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Lat./Long.(verbatim): 39º48'S
Decimal Degress: -39.8,2.55
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National Museums Scotland
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