Tugalia melvilli (Thiele, 1912) | NMS.Z.1921.143.593.1 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Tugalia melvilli (Thiele, 1912)

Thiele. 1912. Die Antarktischen Schnecken und Muscheln. Deutsche Sudpolar Expedition. Zoologie. 13(5). pp.257 [97; pl.12; figs.6] [Original Description]
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 595024]
Classification: Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [ ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.593.1
No. specimens: 6 (Fluid)
Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Tugalia melvilli (Thiele, 1912) 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 [128; figs.1] []
Thiele. 1912. Die Antarktischen Schnecken und Muscheln. Deutsche Sudpolar Expedition. Zoologie. 13(5). pp.257 [97; pl.12; figs.6] [Original Description]
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 [35] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Burdwood Bank
Continent: -
Country: -
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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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Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
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Field No.: Station 346
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 56
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 54º25'S
Decimal Degress: -54.416667,-57.533333
Curatorial Contact

Sankurie Pye
Curator, Invertebrate Biology
National Museums Scotland
National Museums Collection Centre, Granton

Email: Sankurie Pye

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