Cerithium carnaticum Melvill & Standen, 1898 | MANCH.EE.4779 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cerithium carnaticum Melvill & Standen, 1898
Lectotype

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1898. The marine mollusca of Madras and the immediate neighbourhood. Journal of Conchology. 9. pp.30-48. pl. 1 [31; pl.1] [Original Description]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [30] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cerithium scabridum Philippi, 1848 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 139065]
Classification: Gastropoda : Caenogastropoda (unassigned) : Cerithioidea : Cerithiidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Jon Ablett ]
Collection: Manchester Museum
Catalogue No.: MANCH.EE.4779
No. specimens: 1 (shell)
Type Locality: Madras [India]
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Notes
Lectotype Designation by inference of Holotype in Trew, A. (1987). ‘James Cosmo Mevill’s New Molluscan Names’:30 (ICZN Art. 74.6)
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cerithium carnaticum Melvill & Standen, 1898 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1898. The marine mollusca of Madras and the immediate neighbourhood. Journal of Conchology. 9. pp.30-48. pl. 1 [31; pl.1] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [30] [Type Designation]
McGhie, H. A. 2008. Catalogue of type specimens of molluscs in the collection of The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, UK. ZooKeys. 1. pp.1-46 [10] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Introduction states that the specimens all come from dredging expeditions in ‘Madras and the immediate neighbourhood’
Continent: Asia
Country: India
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