Sconsia barbudensis Higgins & Marrat, 1877 | "not registered, collected 1876 [91]" | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Sconsia barbudensis Higgins & Marrat, 1877
Holotype

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 [7; pl.1; figs.2] [Original Description]
Current name: Sconsia grayi A. Adams, 1855 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 533413]
Classification: Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Tonnoidea : Cassidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Anna Holmes ]
Collection: National Museums Liverpool
Catalogue No.: "not registered, collected 1876 [91]"
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: Barbuda "Argo" Expedition. Dredged by the "Argo" Expedition (1876) in 15 fms off the Island of Barbuda [Barbuda]
Collecting details: Argo
Notes
No original Marrat label and no indication of numbers of specimens collected but this specimen was imaged in original paper. Clench 1959 calls the Liverpool spec holotype
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Sconsia barbudensis 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 [7; pl.1; figs.2] [Figured] [Original Description]
Clench , W.J. & Abbott, R.T. 1943. The genera Cypraecassis, Morum, Sconsia and Dalium in the Western Atlantic. Johnsonia. 9. pp.1-8 [6] [Cited]
Clench, W.J. 1959. The genus Sconsia in the Western Atlantic. Johnsonia. 3 (39). pp.329. 172. 172 [329; pl.172; figs.172] [Figured] [Cited]
McMillan, N. F. 1985. Frederick Price Marrat 'Conchologist etc'. Merseyside County Museums Occasional Papers. 3. pp.34 [28] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Barbuda
Continent: North America
Country: Barbuda
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Island Group: West Indies
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Water Body: Caribbean Sea
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Vessel: Argo
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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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