Conus wilmeri Sowerby 3rd, 1882 | NMW.1955.158.00036 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Conus wilmeri Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1882. Descriptions of new species of shells in the collection of Mr. J. Cosmo Melvill. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1882(1). pp.117-121. pl. 5 [118; pl. 5, fig. 5] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Conus inscriptus Reeve, 1845 [WoRMS ID: 215573]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00036
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Port Blair, Andaman Islands. [Andaman Islands (India)]
Collecting details: Lieut. Col. Wilmer; J. C. Melvill
References

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Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1882. Descriptions of new species of shells in the collection of Mr. J. Cosmo Melvill. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1882(1). pp.117-121. pl. 5 [118; pl. 5, fig. 5] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Röckel, D., Korn, W. & Kohn, A. J. 1995. Manual of the Living Conidae Vol. 1: Indo-Pacific Region. Verlag Christa Hemmen, Wiesbaden, Germany. pp.517. 84 [pl. 71, figs 16-17] [Cited] [Figured]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Port Blair
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Country: Andaman Islands (India)
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Water Body: Bay of Bengal.
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Ex. Collector: Lieut. Col. Wilmer; J. C. Melvill
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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