Drillia audax Melvill & Standen, 1903 | NMW.1955.158.00440 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Drillia audax Melvill & Standen, 1903
Syntype

Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1903. Descriptions of sixty-eight new Gastropoda from the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and North Arabian Sea, dredged by Mr. F. W. Townsend, of the Indo-European Telegraph Service, 1901-1903. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 7(12). pp.289-324. pls 20-23 [313; pl.23; figs.1] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Drillia audax Melvill & Standen, 1903 [source: MolluscaBase]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Drilliidae
Type Status: Syntype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00440
No. specimens: 5 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Gulf of Oman, lat. 24° 58' N., long. 56° 54' E., 156 fathoms
Collecting details: F. W. Townsend; F.W.Townsend; 1903
Notes
Figured syntype - BM(NH) 1903.12.15.34 - 1 spec Syntypes NMW.1955.158.00440 - 5 spec Syntype NMW.1955.158.00441 - 1 spec Possible syntype MANCH.EE.7651 - 1 spec
References

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Melvill, J. C. & Standen, R. 1903. Descriptions of sixty-eight new Gastropoda from the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, and North Arabian Sea, dredged by Mr. F. W. Townsend, of the Indo-European Telegraph Service, 1901-1903. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 7(12). pp.289-324. pls 20-23 [313; pl.23; figs.1] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Gulf of Oman
Continent: Asia
Country: -
State/Prov.: -
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: -
Sea Area.: Arabian Sea
Collected by: F. W. Townsend
Collecting date: 1903
Ex. Collector: F.W.Townsend
Expedition/Survey: -
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: -
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 156 fms
OS Grid Ref.: 24°58'N., 56°54'E
Lat./Long.(verbatim): 24°58'N
Decimal Degress: 24.966667,56.9
Curatorial Contact

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