Mitra exquisita Sowerby 3rd, 1889 | NMW.1955.158.01416 | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Type Specimen

Mitra exquisita Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Holotype

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1889a. Descriptions of fourteen new species of shells from China, Japan and the Andaman Islands, chiefly collected by Deputy Surgeon-Gen. R. Hungerford. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1888. pp.565-570. pl. 28 [565-566; pl. 28, fig. 7] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Current name: Vexillum (Costellaria) suluense (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) [WoRMS ID: 416783]
Classification: Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae
Type Status: Holotype [Verified - Harriet Wood ]
Collection: Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff (Melvill-Tomlin)
Catalogue No.: NMW.1955.158.01416
No. specimens: 1 (Dry shells)
Type Locality: Port Blair, Andaman Island [Andaman Islands (India)]
Collecting details: R. Hungerford; Gloyne sale
References

References are listed in chronological order. References containing the "Original Description" or "Type Designation" of Mitra exquisita Sowerby 3rd, 1889 are highlighted in red.

Sowerby, G. B. (3rd). 1889a. Descriptions of fourteen new species of shells from China, Japan and the Andaman Islands, chiefly collected by Deputy Surgeon-Gen. R. Hungerford. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1888. pp.565-570. pl. 28 [565-566; pl. 28, fig. 7] [Cited] [Figured] [Original Description] [Type Designation]
Turner, H. 1989. Uncommon and New Mitriform Gastropods from the Indo-Pacific. Part 1. Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape. CH-8903 Birmensdorf. pp.1-35. pls.1-8 [pl. 7, fig. 5] [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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Collected by: R. Hungerford
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Ex. Collector: Gloyne sale
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Curatorial Contact

Harriet Wood
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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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