Bittium burdwoodianum Melvill & Standen, 1912 | NMS.Z.1921.143.643.1 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Bittium burdwoodianum Melvill & Standen, 1912
Lectotype

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 [351; figs.12] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [131; pl.45; figs.1a] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cerithiella burdwoodiana (Melvill & Standen, 1912) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 714037]
Classification: Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.643.1
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: From interior of Liothyrina. Station 346, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms, December 1, 1903
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; 01/12/1903; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Bittium burdwoodianum 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 [351; figs.12] [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 [39-40] [Cited]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [131; pl.45; figs.1a] [Cited] [Figured] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Burdwood Bank
Continent: -
Country: -
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Island Group: Falkland Islands
Island: -
Water Body: -
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Collected by: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921
Collecting date: 01/12/1903
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Expedition/Survey: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904
Vessel: Scotia
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Field No.: -
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Altitude: -
Depth: 56 fathoms
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -54.416667,-57.533333
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