Pecten psarus Melvill, 1888 | NMW.1955.158.00003 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Pecten psarus Melvill, 1888
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1888a. Description of six new species of Pecten. Journal of Conchology. 5(9). pp.279-281. pl. 2 [280-281; pl. 2, fig. 9] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Chlamys psarus (Melvill, 1888)
Classification: Bivalvia : Ostreoida : Pectinoidea : Pectinidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00003
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Japonia [Japan]
Collecting details: J. C. Melvill
Notes
Melvill, 1888: 281 “All the foregoing species are described from the types, at present unique, in my collection.”
References

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Melvill, J. C. 1888a. Description of six new species of Pecten. Journal of Conchology. 5(9). pp.279-281. pl. 2 [280-281; pl. 2, fig. 9] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [59] [Cited]
Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 2001. Catalogue and Bibliography of the marine shell-bearing mollusca of Japan. Gastropoda. Bivalvia. Polyplacophora. Scaphopoda. Type figures. Elle Scientific Publications. pp.1-208 [156; figs. B435] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Japan
Continent: Asia
Country: Japan
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Curatorial Contact

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