Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919 | NMW.1955.158.00499 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1919a. Description of Bathytoma regnans n.sp., from the Indian Ocean. . Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London. 13(3). pp.68. text fig. [68; pl.text fig. (p. 68)] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919 [WoRMS ID: 432614]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Turridae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00499
No. specimens: 1 sh (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Melvill, 1919: Indian Ocean. Investigator Expedition (Alcock)...probably comes from the Bay of Bengal. [India]
Collecting details: Dr Alcock; F. W. Townsend; J. C. Melvill (1910); HMS Investigator
Notes
Melvill, 1919: 68: “It is in dead condition, but fairly perfect, and was given by Dr Alcock to Mr. F. W. Townsend, who in his turn was kind enough to present it to me in 1910”.
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Bathytoma regnans Melvill, 1919 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. 1919a. Description of Bathytoma regnans n.sp., from the Indian Ocean. . Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London. 13(3). pp.68. text fig. [68; pl.text fig. (p. 68)] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Kilburn, R. N. 1986. Turridae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 3. Subfamily Borsoniinae. Annals of the Natal Museum. 27(2). pp.633-720. figs 1-168 [718; figs. 168 (p. 716)] [Cited] [Figured]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [61] [Cited]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Bay of Bengal
Continent: -
Country: India
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Water Body: Bay of Bengal
Sea Area.: Indian Ocean
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Ex. Collector: Dr Alcock; F. W. Townsend; J. C. Melvill (1910)
Expedition/Survey: HMS Investigator
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