Megaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997 | NMW.Z.1995.009.00001 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Megaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997
Holotype

Glover, E. A. & Taylor, J. D. 1997. New species and records of Rastafaria and Megaxinus (Bivalvia: Lucinidae) from the western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, with a reappraisal of Megaxinus. Journal of Conchology. 36(1). pp.1-18. figs 1-7 [10-11; figs. 5g-h] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Megaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997 [WoRMS ID: 464213]
Classification: Bivalvia : Veneroida : Lucinoidea : Lucinidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Discovery 211)
Catalogue No.: NMW.Z.1995.009.00001
No. specimens: 1 v (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Arabian Sea, 19°49.43'N, 58°23.77' E, 58 m. Discovery Expedition 1994,station reference number 217:12689 11. [Oman]
Collecting details: P. G. Oliver; 21.x.1994; Discovery 211
References

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Glover, E. A. & Taylor, J. D. 1997. New species and records of Rastafaria and Megaxinus (Bivalvia: Lucinidae) from the western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, with a reappraisal of Megaxinus. Journal of Conchology. 36(1). pp.1-18. figs 1-7 [10-11; figs. 5g-h] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Off Ras Madrakah
Continent: -
Country: Oman
State/Prov.: Southern Oman
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: -
Island: -
Water Body: Arabian Sea.
Sea Area.: -
Collected by: P. G. Oliver
Collecting date: 21.x.1994
Ex. Collector: -
Expedition/Survey: Discovery 211
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: 12689/1
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 58 m.
OS Grid Ref.: 19°49.43’N 58°23.74’E to 19°49.48’N 58°23.77’E
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
Collection Manager: Mollusca
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NP

Email: Harriet Wood
Tel: +44 (0)29 2057 3244

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