Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888 | NMW.1955.158.00264 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888
Holotype

Melvill, J. C. 1888f. A survey of the genus Cypraea (Linn.), its nomenclature, geographical distribution, and distinctive affinities; with descriptions of two new species, and several varieties. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 1. pp.184-252. pls 1-2 [211 & 239] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Classification: Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.00264
No. specimens: 1 (Dry)
Type Locality: No locality given in paper
Collecting details: J. C. Melvill
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888 are highlighted in red.

Melvill, J. C. 1888f. A survey of the genus Cypraea (Linn.), its nomenclature, geographical distribution, and distinctive affinities; with descriptions of two new species, and several varieties. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Series 4, 1. pp.184-252. pls 1-2 [211 & 239] [Cited] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Trew, A. 1987. James Cosmo Melvill's New Molluscan Names. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. pp.1-84 [26] [Cited]
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Curatorial Contact

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