Murex (Chicoreus) imbricatus Higgins & Marrat, 1877 | "not registered, collected 1876 [92]" | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Murex (Chicoreus) imbricatus Higgins & Marrat, 1877
Lectotype

Higgins H.H. 1877. Mollusca of the Argo Expedition to the West Indies, 1876. Free Public LIbrary, Museum and Gallery or Art Museum Report. No. 1. pp.19 [9; figs.2] [Original Description]
Current name: Chicoreus spectrum (Reeve, 1846) [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: "not registered, collected 1876 [92]"
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Dredged in the Carinage. Island of Grenada, West Indies, by the "Argo" Expedition (1876) [Grenada]
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Notes
Higgins looked at a range of sizes of this species at Mr Rowley's house in Georgetown, however, he chose this to be figured and it is the only one in the Marrat collection.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Murex (Chicoreus) imbricatus Higgins & Marrat, 1877 are highlighted in red.

Higgins H.H. 1877. Mollusca of the Argo Expedition to the West Indies, 1876. Free Public LIbrary, Museum and Gallery or Art Museum Report. No. 1. pp.19 [9; figs.2] [Figured] [Original Description]
Clench, W.J. & Farfante, I.P. 1945. The genus Murex in the Western Atlantic. Johnsonia. 17. pp.1-58 [31] [Figured] [Cited] [Nomenclature]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [28] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Carinage
Continent: North America
Country: Grenada
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Island Group: West Indies
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Water Body: Caribbean Sea
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Curatorial Contact

Tony Hunter
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National Museums Liverpool
World Museum, William Brown Street
Liverpool
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