Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885 | NMW.1955.158.01517 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885
Lectotype

Watson, R. B. 1885. On the Cerithiopsides from the Eastern Side of the North Atlantic, with three new species from Madeira. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology. 19. pp.89-95. pl. 4 [94; pl. pl. 4, figs 9-9a] [Original Description]
Bouchet, P. & Waren, A. 1993. Revision of the northeast Atlantic bathyl and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico. Sup. 3. pp.577-840. figs 1268-1953 [612-614] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885 [WoRMS ID: 139073]
Classification: Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cerithiopsoidea : Cerithiopsidae
Type Status: Lectotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01517
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Madeira, 0-50 fathoms (Watson); Bouchet & Waren: Madeira, 0-90m. [Portugal]
Collecting details: R. B. Watson; R. B. Watson
Notes
Bouchet & Waren designated this specimen as the lectotype from a lot of 25 syntypes in 1993. Paralectotypes: NMW.1955.158.01516: 24 spec. (from which the lectotype was selected) BMNH: 4 spec. (coll. Norman ex Watson).
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885 are highlighted in red.

Watson, R. B. 1885. On the Cerithiopsides from the Eastern Side of the North Atlantic, with three new species from Madeira. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology. 19. pp.89-95. pl. 4 [94; pl. pl. 4, figs 9-9a] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description]
Bouchet, P. & Waren, A. 1993. Revision of the northeast Atlantic bathyl and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico. Sup. 3. pp.577-840. figs 1268-1953 [612-614] [Cited] [Type Designation]
Segers, W., Swinnen, F. & de Prins, R. 2009. Marine Molluscs of Madeira: The living marine molluscs of the province of Madeira (Madeira and Selvagens Archipelago). 1st Edition. Snoeck Publishers. pp.1-612. pls 1-90 [91; pl. 12, fig. 1, 1a] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Madeira
Continent: Europe
Country: Portugal
State/Prov.: Madeira
County: -
City/Town: -
Island Group: Madeiran Islands
Island: -
Water Body: Atlantic Ocean
Sea Area.: NE Atlantic
Collected by: R. B. Watson
Collecting date: -
Ex. Collector: R. B. Watson
Expedition/Survey: -
Vessel: -
Sampling Method: -
Field No.: -
Field Notes: -
Altitude: -
Depth: 0-50 fms
OS Grid Ref.: -
Lat./Long.(verbatim): -
Decimal Degress: -
Curatorial Contact

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