Malvinasia arthuri Cooper & Preston, 1910 | GLAMG.Z.2002.2.769 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Malvinasia arthuri Cooper & Preston, 1910
Syntype(s) (possible)

Cooper J.E. & Preston H.B. 1910. Diagnoses of new species of marine and freshwater shells from the Falkland Islands, including descriptions of two new genera of marine Pelecypoda. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (8)5. pp.110-114. pl. 4 [113; pl.4; figs.7,8] [Original Description]
Current name: Malvinasia arthuri Cooper & Preston, 1910 [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 595579]
Classification: Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Galeommatoidea : Montacutidae
Type Status: Syntype(s) (possible) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Glasgow Museums (Cooper, J.E.)
Catalogue No.: GLAMG.Z.2002.2.769
No. specimens: 4 (shell)
Type Locality: “Falkland Islands” “material recently collected by Mr. Arthur F. Cobb” [Falkland Islands (Malvinas)]
Collecting details: Arthur F. Cobb
Notes
“Specimens of M. arthuri labelled as types are present in the Manchester Museum, NHMUK, ZMB [Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin] and MV [Museum Victoria, Melbourne ]”(Ituarte & Zelaya, 2015) 3 syntypes NHMUK 1912.9.19.14–16, 1 syntype Museum Victoria, Melbourne (MV F31272), 10 possible syntypes EE.7650
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Malvinasia arthuri Cooper & Preston, 1910 are highlighted in red.

Cooper J.E. & Preston H.B. 1910. Diagnoses of new species of marine and freshwater shells from the Falkland Islands, including descriptions of two new genera of marine Pelecypoda. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (8)5. pp.110-114. pl. 4 [113; pl.4; figs.7,8] [Original Description]
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 [6] []
Ituarte, Cristian & Zelaya, Diego G. 2015. A redescription of Malvinasia Cooper & Preston, 1910 (Bivalvia: Galeommatoidea), with the description of a new species. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 81 (4). pp.455-465 [455-465] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Falkland Islands
Continent: South America
Country: Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
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Collected by: Arthur F. Cobb
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Curatorial Contact

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