Cardium ornatum Sowerby 3rd, 1877 | NMW.1955.158.01242 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cardium ornatum Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1877. Descriptions of six new species of shells from the collections of the Marchioness Paulucci and Dr Prevost. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876(4). pp.752-755. pl. 75 [755; pl. 75, fig. 2] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Vasticardium fultoni (G. B. Sowerby 3rd, 1916)
Classification: Bivalvia : Veneroida : Cardioidea : Cardiidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01242
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Hong Kong. [Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China]
Collecting details: Mr. Cuthill; Dr. Prevost; H. Fulton
Notes
Sowerby, 1877: “Several specimens of this pretty little species were sent me last year from Hong Kong by Mr Cuthill, the type having passed into the collection of Dr. Prevost.”
References

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Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1877. Descriptions of six new species of shells from the collections of the Marchioness Paulucci and Dr Prevost. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1876(4). pp.752-755. pl. 75 [755; pl. 75, fig. 2] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Hong Kong
Continent: Asia
Country: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China
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Collected by: Mr. Cuthill
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Ex. Collector: Dr. Prevost; H. Fulton
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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