Type Specimens | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
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Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Moelleriopsis poppei Engl, 2012
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea

Type Locality: Lat. 71Âș 22' S Long.16Âș 34' W., 1410 fathoms. Station 417

holotype
Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Cerithioidea : Turritellidae

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, south of the Falklands, at 56 fathoms. Station 346.

Syntype(s)
Trichotropis antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Xymenopsis buccineus (Lamarck, 1816)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms. Station 346.

holotype
Tugalia antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms

Syntype(s)
Retusa antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Diaphana paessleri (Strebel, 1905)
Gastropoda : Cephalaspidea : Cylichnoidea : Diaphanidae

Type Locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms. Station 325

holotype
Tugalia antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms

syntype
Chrysodomus (Sipho) archibenthalis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Probuccinum archibenthale Melvill & Standen
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Lat. 62Âș10' S., long. 41Âș20'W., 1775 fathoms, trawl, March 10,1903

Holotype
Columbarium benthocallis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Tropidofusus benthocallis (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Turbinelloidea : Columbariidae

Type Locality: Trawl, lat. 62Âș10'S., long. 41Âș20'W., 1775 fathoms, March 10, 1903

Holotype
Trichotropis bruceana Melvill & Standen, 1916
Current name: Xymenopsis buccineus (Lamarck, 1816)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms. Station 346.

Holotype
Chaetopleura brucei Iredale in Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Chaetopleura brucei Iredale in Melville & Standen, 1912
Polyplacophora : Chitonida : Chitonoidea : Chaetopleuridae

Type Locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkneys. Station 325. 

holotype
Bittium brucei Melvill & Standen, 1912
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Joculator brucei (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Dredge, Station 81, lat. 18Âș 24' S., long. 37Âș 58' W., 36 fathoms

Holotype (lost)
Buccinum brucei Melvill & Standen, 1900
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Anomalisipho verkruezeni (Kobelt, 1876)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: North end of Windy Gulley, Gunther Sound, Franz Josef Land

Holotype
Cuspidaria brucei Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Cuspidaria undata (Verrill, 1884)
Bivalvia : Cuspidarioidea : Cuspidariidae

Type Locality: Lat., 39Âș 48' S., Long. 2Âș 33' E, 2645 fathoms

syntype
Bittium burdwoodianum Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Cerithiella burdwoodiana (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae

Type Locality: From interior of Liothyrina. Station 346, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms, December 1, 1903

Lectotype
Bittium burdwoodianum Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Cerithiella burdwoodiana (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae

Type Locality: From interior of Liothyrina. Station 346, Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms, December 1, 1903

Paralectotype(s)
Cyclostrema calypso Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Brookula calypso (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Liotiidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, lat. 54Âș 25' S., long.  57Âș 32' W., at 56 fathoms. Station 346.

holotype
Cyclostrema coatsianum Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Lodderia coatsiana (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Skeneidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, lat. 54Âș 25' S., long. 57Âș 32' W., 56 fathoms.

holotype
Savatieria concinna Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Savatieria meridionalis (Smith, 1881)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, Station 346, 56 fathoms, December 1, 1903

holotype
Cardita congelascens Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Cyclocardia thouarsii (d'Orbigny, 1845))
Bivalvia : Carditida : Carditoidea : Carditidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms. Station 346

Syntype(s)
Littorina (Laevilitorina) coriacea Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Laevilitorina caliginosa (Gould, 1849)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae

Type Locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkneys. Dredged at 5-10 fathoms, January 2nd, 1904

holotype
Chrysodomus (Sipho) crassicostatus Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Prosipho crassicostatus (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms, off weed and stones, April-August 1903

lectotype
Chrysodomus (Sipho) crassicostatus Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Prosipho crassicostatus (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms, off weed and stones, April-August 1903

Paralectotype(s)
Onoba cymatodes Melvill & Standen, 1916
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Fictonoba cymatodes (Melvill & Standen, 1916)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Barleeiidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Isles.

holotype
Carditella pallida duodecimcostata Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Carditopsis flabellum (Reeve, 1843)
Bivalvia : Carditida : Carditoidea : Condylocardiidae

Type Locality: Station 346. Burdwood Bank, at 56 fathoms

Syntype(s)
Rissoa edgariana Melvill & Standen, 1907
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Rissoa parva (da Costa, 1778)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-15 fathoms

holotype
Scissurella eucharista Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Scissurella clathrata Strebel, 1908
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Scissurelloidea : Scissurellidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, 56 fathoms, trawled. Station 346.

holotype
Dentalium eupatrides Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Fissidentalium eupatrides (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Scaphopoda : Dentaliida : Dentaliidae

Type Locality: lat. 71Âș 22' S., long. 16Âș 34' W, 1410 fathoms, Station 417

syntype
Dentalium eupatrides Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Fissidentalium eupatrides (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Scaphopoda : Dentaliida : Dentaliidae

Type Locality: lat. 71Âș 22' S., long. 16Âș 34' W, 1410 fathoms, Station 417

syntype
Rissoa (Onoba) filostria Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Onoba filostria (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: South Orkney Islands, Scotia Bay, 9-10 fathoms. Station 325.

holotype
Cyclostrema gaudens Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Mundita gaudens (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Liotiidae

Type Locality: Station 346, trawl, 56 fathoms, Burdwood Bank.

Holotype
Lima (Mantellum) goughensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Escalima goughensis (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Limida : Limoidea : Limidae

Type Locality: Trawl, 100 fathoms, Gough Island

syntype
Lima (Mantellum) goughensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Escalima goughensis (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Limida : Limoidea : Limidae

Type Locality: Trawl, 100 fathoms, Gough Island

syntype
Amussium octodecim-liratum Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Propreamussium octodecimliratum (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinoidea : Propeamussiidae

Type Locality: Station 291, lat. 67Âș 33' S., long. 36Âș 35' W., trawl, 2500 fathoms

holotype
Cerithiopsis macroura Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Cerithiella macroura (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae

Type Locality: Station 346, Burdwood Bank, 56 fathoms.

Lectotype
Cerithiopsis macroura Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Cerithiella macroura (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : [unassigned] Caenogastropoda : Triphoroidea : Newtoniellidae

Type Locality: Station 346, Burdwood Bank, 56 fathoms.

Paralectotype(s)
Cerithiopsis malvinarum Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Mathilda malvinarum (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Gastropoda : Mathildoidea : Mathildidae

Type Locality: Shore, Hearnden Water, Falkland Islands.

holotype
Tugalia melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms

syntype
Tugalia melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
National Museums Scotland
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, South of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms

Syntype(s)
Cyclostrema meridionale Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Mundita meridionale (Melvill and Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Liotiidae

Type Locality: Gregariously, on various algae (Fucus and Macrocystis), Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms.

Lectotype
Cyclostrema meridionale Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Mundita meridionale (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Liotiidae

Type Locality: Gregariously, on various Algae (Fucus and Macrocystis), Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms.

Paralectotype(s)
Modiolarca mesembrina Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Gaimardia mesembrina (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Gaimardioidea : Gaimardiidae

Type Locality: Shore, Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

Syntype(s)
Trophon minutus (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Current name: Trophon minutus Melvill & Standen, 1907
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-15 fathoms, April-August 1903, Feb 1, 1904

syntype
Pecten multicolor Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Talochlamys multicolor (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Ostreoida : Pectinoidea : Pectinidae

Type Locality: Gough Island

syntype
Pecten multicolor Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Talochlamys multicolor (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinoidea : Pectinidae

Type Locality: Gough Island

Syntype(s)
Pecten multicolor Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Talochlamys multicolor (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Ostreoida : Pectinoidea : Pectinidae

Type Locality: Gough Island

Syntype(s)
Lacuna notorcadensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Laevilitorina wandelensis (Lamy, 1905)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Littorinidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-10 fathoms, April - June 1903

Syntype(s)
Lissarca notorcadensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Lissarca notorcadensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Bivalvia : Arcida : Limopsoidea : Philobryidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-15 fathoms; also in the same bay April-June 1903, June 1904

lectotype
Lissarca notorcadensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Lissarca notorcadensis Melvill & Standen, 1907
Bivalvia : Arcida : Limopsoidea : Philobryidae

Type Locality: Station 325, Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9-15 fathoms; also in the same bay April-June 1903, June 1904

Paralectotype(s)
Rissoa (Onoba) paucilirata Melvill & Standen, 1912
Current name: Onoba paucilirata (Melvill & Standen, 1912)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoidae

Type Locality: Burdwood Bank, Station 346, 56 fathoms.

holotype
Scacchia plenilunium Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: Pisidium plenilunium (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
Bivalvia : Sphaerioidea : Sphaeriidae

Type Locality: Shore, Cape Pembroke, Falkland Islands

Syntype(s)
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