Cerithiopsis macroura Melvill & Standen, 1912 | NMS.Z.1921.143.644.2 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cerithiopsis macroura Melvill & Standen, 1912
Paralectotype(s)

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 [352] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [132] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cerithiella macroura (Melvill & Standen, 1912) [source: WoRMS] [WoRMS ID: 532565]
Classification: Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae
Type Status: Paralectotype(s) [Verified - ]
Collection: National Museums Scotland (Scottish National Antarctic Expedition)
Catalogue No.: NMS.Z.1921.143.644.2
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Type Locality: Station 346, Burdwood Bank, 56 fathoms.
Collecting details: Bruce, William Speirs, Dr, 1867 - 1921; Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902 - 1904; Scotia
Notes
Published station is 346, labels say 349. Locality data given is that of station 346 and this is what is published by all citing authors, but it is unlikely anyone noticed the discrepancy. Scotia Station 346 - Burdwood Bank, 54° 25' S 057° 32' W, 56 fathoms, 1st December 1903 Scotia Station 349 – Falkland Islands: (specimens of other species from this station have been labelled/cited as a) Cape Pembroke; b) Tussock Island, 51° 41' S 057° 51' W; c) Port William, 6 fathoms, 6-8th February 1903)
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cerithiopsis macroura 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 [352] [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 [40] [Cited]
Engl, W. 2012. Shells of Antarctica. ConchBooks [132] [Cited] [Type Designation]
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Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
Sea Area.: SW Atlantic
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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