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Type Specimens
Array
(
    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => (Thiele)
    [3] => [Baird, or Gray]
    [4] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [5] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [6] => Adams
    [7] => Adams & Angas
    [8] => Adams in-Montagu
    [9] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [10] => Adams, H.
    [11] => Alder
    [12] => Alder & Hancock
    [13] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [14] => Ancey
    [15] => Ancey & Sykes in Ancey
    [16] => Ancey in Bavay & Dautzenberg
    [17] => Ancey in Garrett
    [18] => Ancey in Pilsbry
    [19] => Ancey in Vignon
    [20] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [21] => Anderson
    [22] => Angas
    [23] => Anthony
    [24] => Arango
    [25] => Bartsch
    [26] => Bavay
    [27] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [28] => Bean
    [29] => Bean in Thorpe
    [30] => Beddome
    [31] => Benson
    [32] => Bernardi
    [33] => Biggs
    [34] => Boettger
    [35] => Bouchet & Warén
    [36] => Bourne
    [37] => Broderip
    [38] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [39] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [40] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [41] => Bullen
    [42] => Burch & Burch
    [43] => Burnup
    [44] => Carpenter
    [45] => Cate
    [46] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [47] => Caziot
    [48] => Chaper
    [49] => Chaster
    [50] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [51] => Chesney & Oliver
    [52] => Clapp
    [53] => Clench
    [54] => Clench & Aguayo
    [55] => Clench & Turner
    [56] => Clessin
    [57] => Clover
    [58] => Coles & Nekola
    [59] => Collier
    [60] => Connolly
    [61] => Cooper & Preston
    [62] => Craven
    [63] => Crosse
    [64] => Crosse & Fischer
    [65] => Crosse & Fisher
    [66] => Crowley
    [67] => Crowley & Pain
    [68] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [69] => Dall
    [70] => Dance
    [71] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [72] => Dautzenberg
    [73] => de boury
    [74] => de Folin
    [75] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [76] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [77] => Dean
    [78] => Dekker & Goud
    [79] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [80] => Deschamps
    [81] => Dillwyn
    [82] => Drouet & Chaper
    [83] => Dunker
    [84] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [85] => Eliot
    [86] => Engl
    [87] => F. G. Thompson & Dance
    [88] => Farran
    [89] => Forbes & Hanley
    [90] => Ford
    [91] => Fulton
    [92] => G. B. Sowerby I
    [93] => Gaskoin
    [94] => Gassies
    [95] => Germain
    [96] => Geyer
    [97] => Gittenberger
    [98] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [99] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [100] => Glover & Taylor
    [101] => Gmelin
    [102] => Godwin-Austen
    [103] => Goodrich
    [104] => Gray
    [105] => Gray in Sowerby
    [106] => Gredler
    [107] => Gude
    [108] => Gyngell
    [109] => Haas
    [110] => Hanley
    [111] => Hanley & Theobald
    [112] => Hedley
    [113] => Hemphill in Binney
    [114] => Henderson
    [115] => Henderson & Daniels
    [116] => Henderson & Simpson
    [117] => Hervier
    [118] => Heude
    [119] => Heurde
    [120] => Higgins & Marrat
    [121] => Hinds
    [122] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [123] => Houart
    [124] => Hoyle
    [125] => Iredale
    [126] => Iredale in Melvill & Standen
    [127] => Issel
    [128] => J. S. Miller
    [129] => Jackson
    [130] => Jeffreys
    [131] => Jones & Preston
    [132] => Jordan
    [133] => Jordan 
    [134] => Kennard
    [135] => Kennard & Woodward
    [136] => Kiener
    [137] => Killeen & Oliver
    [138] => Killeen & Turner
    [139] => King
    [140] => Kobelt
    [141] => Lancaster
    [142] => Layard
    [143] => Layard in Kobelt
    [144] => Lea
    [145] => Linnaeus
    [146] => Lowe
    [147] => Marie
    [148] => Marrat
    [149] => Marshall
    [150] => Martyn
    [151] => Maynard
    [152] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [153] => Melvil
    [154] => Melvill
    [155] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [156] => Melvill & Standen
    [157] => Melvill & Sykes
    [158] => Melvill in Tryon
    [159] => Möllendorff
    [160] => Montagu
    [161] => Monterosato
    [162] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [163] => Moore
    [164] => Morelet
    [165] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [166] => Moricand
    [167] => Morrison
    [168] => Müller
    [169] => Neubert
    [170] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [171] => Newcomb
    [172] => Noronha
    [173] => Nuttall
    [174] => Oliver
    [175] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [176] => Oliver & Chesney
    [177] => Oliver & Drewery
    [178] => Oliver & Glover
    [179] => Oliver & Holmes
    [180] => Oliver & Levin
    [181] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [182] => Oliver & Picken
    [183] => Oliver & Taylor
    [184] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [185] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [186] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [187] => Pain
    [188] => Pain & Paul
    [189] => Pallary
    [190] => Pease
    [191] => Peuile
    [192] => Pfeiffer
    [193] => Phillips
    [194] => Pilsbry
    [195] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [196] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [197] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [198] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [199] => Ponder
    [200] => Powell
    [201] => Preston
    [202] => Pulteney
    [203] => Putzeys
    [204] => Ramsden
    [205] => Reeve
    [206] => Reidel & Norris
    [207] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [208] => Rolle
    [209] => Rowson
    [210] => Rowson & Symondson
    [211] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [212] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [213] => Salisbury
    [214] => Schilder
    [215] => Schlesch
    [216] => Schwabe
    [217] => Seddon
    [218] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [219] => Seddon & Killeen
    [220] => Shackleford & Spence
    [221] => Smith
    [222] => Smith, E. A.
    [223] => Smythe & Oliver
    [224] => Sowerby
    [225] => Sowerby 1st
    [226] => Sowerby 2nd
    [227] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [228] => Sowerby 3rd
    [229] => Spence
    [230] => Sterki
    [231] => Strebel
    [232] => Stutchbury
    [233] => Swainson
    [234] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [235] => Sykes
    [236] => T. Brown
    [237] => Tattersfield
    [238] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [239] => Taylor
    [240] => Taylor & Glover
    [241] => Theobald
    [242] => Thiele
    [243] => Thompson
    [244] => Tiberi
    [245] => Tomlin
    [246] => Tomlin & Peile
    [247] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [248] => Torre
    [249] => Torre & Bartsch
    [250] => Torre & Clench
    [251] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [252] => Turton
    [253] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [254] => Verdcourt
    [255] => Vermeulen
    [256] => von Cosel
    [257] => Walker
    [258] => Watson
    [259] => Westerlund
    [260] => Wheeler
    [261] => Whitehead
    [262] => Williams
    [263] => Wollaston
    [264] => Woodward
    [265] => Wright
)
  
Keyword: J. C. Melvill First Prev Records 1 - 50 of 131 Next Last
Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) abacophora Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus adamsonii Broderip, 1836
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus baccatus Sowerby 3rd, 1877
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea pantherina var. badionitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea pantherina Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra (Strigatella) baldwinii Melvill, 1899
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) moelleri (Küster, 1840)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Ad insulus Hawaiienses (Baldwin). [United States of America]

Lectotype
Murex barclayi Reeve, 1858
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Naquetia barclayi (Reeve, 1857)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: St. Brandon Shoal, near Mauritius (thrown on shore after a hurricane)

Paralectotype(s)
Conus barthelemyi Bernardi, 1861
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus barthelemyi Bernardi, 1861
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: In loco dicto “les six iles,” archip. Chagos (coll. Liénard). [Chagos Archipeligo]

Holotype
Mitra bela Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra bela Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: ?. ...its locality is to be sought for in the Arctic or Antarctic regions.

Holotype
Cypraea bernardinae Preston, 1907
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria lamarckii (Gray, 1825)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Preston, 1907: Celebes? [Indonesia]

Holotype
Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Savatieria bertrandi Melvill & Standen, 1914
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Buccinoidea : Prosiphonidae

Type Locality: Rapid Point, at low water; West Falklands [Falkland Islands]

Syntype(s)
Murex bipinnatus Reeve, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pterynotus bipinnata (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Moluccas

Syntype(s)
Conus bockii Sowerby 3rd, 1881
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus sulcatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Amboyna [Indonesia]

Holotype
Conus brazieri Sowerby 3rd, 1881
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus circumcisus Born, 1778
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Solomon Islands [Solomon Islands]

Holotype
Mitra (Turricula) caloxesta Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) caloxestum (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Andaman Isles [India]

Holotype
Auriculella canalifera Ancey, 1904
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Auriculella canalifera Ancey, 1904
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicina : Achatinelloidea : Achantinellidae

Type Locality: Halawa, Molokai [Baldwin] [Hawaiian Islands, USA]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Buliminus kuschakewitzi var. candisata Ancey, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Laevozebrinus eremita (Reeve, 1849)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Province de Ferghana (Khanat de Kokhand) [Uzbekistan]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cypraea caputdraconis Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Monetaria caputdraconis (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Melvill, 1888: Hong Kong. [Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China]

Holotype
Conus carnalis Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus carnalis Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus catenatus Sowerby 3rd, 1879
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus mappa Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Sowerby, 1879: Panama? [Panama]

Holotype
Minolia ceraunia Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Minolia ceraunia Melvill, 1891
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Philippines

Holotype
Mitra cerithina Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Costellaria radius (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra (Costellaria) chariessa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Costellaria) scitulum (A. Adams, 1853)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea erosa var. chlorizans Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erosaria erosa chlorizans (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Australia]

Holotype
Cypraea chrysalis Kiener, 1845
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Purpuradusta microdon chrysalis (Kiener, 1843)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea errones var. chrysophaea Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Erronea errones errones (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Port Blair. Andaman Islands [Andaman Islands (India)]

Holotype
Conus figulinus var. chytreus Melvill in Tryon, 1883
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus chytreus Tryon, 1884
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cypraea cruenta var. coloba Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Ovatipsa coloba (Melvill, 1888)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Buliminus bonvallotianus var. colorata Ancey, 1902
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Laevozebrinus eremita (Reeve, 1849)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Alai, Turkestan [Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Tellina costata Sowerby 2nd in Reeve, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Clathrotellina pretium (Salisbury, 1934)
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Tellinoidea : Tellinidae

Type Locality: Philippines [Philippines]

Holotype
Mitra cretacea Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Strigatella) pellisserpentis pellisserpentis Reeve, 1844
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Cypraea crossei Marie, 1869
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Bistolida stolida crossei (Marie, 1869)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: Marie, 1869: Noumea, Nouvae Caledoniae. [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Conus desmotus Tomlin, 1937
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus mappa Lightfoot, 1786
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Panama? [Panama]

Holotype
Conus dianthus Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus cardinalis Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Typhis duplicatus Sowerby 2nd, 1870
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Siphonochelus duplicatus (Sowerby, 1870)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: China Seas

Holotype
Leptoconus (Phasmoconus) dusaveli Adams, H., 1872
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus dusaveli (H. Adams, 1872)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: Adams, 1872: Mauritius (coll. Du Savel). [Mauritius]

Holotype
Eulima epeterion Melvill, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Hypermastus epeterion (Melvill, 1889)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Tellina essingtonensis Sowerby 2nd in Reeve, 1866
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Exotica donaciformis (Deshayes , 1855)
Bivalvia : Veneroida : Tellinoidea : Tellinidae

Type Locality: Port Essington [Australia]

Holotype
Mitra (Costellaria) eudianthe Melvill, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Costellaria modestum (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus marchionatus var. eudoxus Melvill in Tryon, 1883
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus marchionatus Hinds, 1843
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Conus textile var. euetrios Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus textile archiepiscopus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Fossarus eutorniscus Melvill, 1918
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Fossarus eutorniscus Melvill, 1918
Gastropoda : Trochida : Cerithioidea : Conradiidae

Type Locality: Karachi [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
Conus evelynae Sowerby 3rd, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus gladiator Broderip, 1833
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra (Pusia) evelynae Melvill, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Pusia) millecostatum (Broderip, 1836)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Typhis expansus Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Talityphis expansus (Sowerby, 1873)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Buliminus intumescens var. fedtschenkoi Ancey, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Chondrulopsina fedtschenkoi (Ancey, 1886)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Samarkhand, dans la vallée du Sarafschan [Uzbekistan]

Syntype(s)
Cypraea tigris var. flavonitens Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: From Mauritius chiefly, also from the Fiji Islands

Holotype
Mitra floridula Sowerby 3rd, 1874
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra aurora floridula Sowerby, 1874
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Lectotype
Mitra fortis Melvill, 1925
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra orientalis Griffith & Pidgeon , 1834
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Probably western coasts of S. America (Peru or Chili)

Holotype
Amastra frosti Ancey, 1892
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Amastra (Paramastra) micans Pfeiffer, 1859
Gastropoda : Cochlicopoidea : Amastridae

Type Locality: Waianae, Oahu [Baldwin] [Hawaiian Islands, USA]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Conus fulgetrum Sowerby 1st, 1834
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Conus miliaris Hwass in Bruguière, 1792
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Conidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Lectotype
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