Doridopsis miniata Alder & Hancock, 1864 | NEWHM:2002.H2740 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Doridopsis miniata Alder & Hancock, 1864
Syntype(s)

Alder & Hancock. 1864. Notice of a collection of Nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot, Esq., with descriptions of several new genera and species. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 5 (3-4). pp.113-147. 28-33 [130; pl.XXXI; figs.18, 19] [Original Description]
Current name: Doriopsilla miniata (Alder & Hancock, 1864) [source: MolluscaBase] [WoRMS ID: 533888]
Classification: Gastropoda : Nudibranchia : Dendrodorididae
Type Status: Syntype(s) [Verified - Andreia Salvador ]
Collection: Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle (Alder & Hancock)
Catalogue No.: NEWHM:2002.H2740
No. specimens: 4 (Wet)
Type Locality: ‘collected chiefly during the years 1853 and 1854, at Waltair, in the presidency of Madras, by Walter Elliot’ [India]
Collecting details: Walter Elliot
Notes
From original description: ‘Common: four or five specimens are in the collection’
References

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Alder & Hancock. 1864. Notice of a collection of Nudibranchiate Mollusca made in India by Walter Elliot, Esq., with descriptions of several new genera and species. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 5 (3-4). pp.113-147. 28-33 [130; pl.XXXI; figs.18, 19] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Madras
Continent: Asia
Country: India
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Collected by: Walter Elliot
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
Keeper of Biology
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle
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