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Type Specimens
Array
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    [0] => (Marrat
    [1] => (Strebel MS) Melvill & Standen
    [2] => [Benson] Sowerby
    [3] => [Hanley] Reeve
    [4] => Adams
    [5] => Adams 
    [6] => Adams & Angas
    [7] => Adams in-Montagu
    [8] => Adams, A. & Reeve
    [9] => Adams, H.
    [10] => Alder
    [11] => Alder & Hancock
    [12] => Alder in Forbes & Hanley
    [13] => Ancey
    [14] => Ancey in Vignon
    [15] => Ancey in Westerlund
    [16] => Anderson
    [17] => Angas
    [18] => Anthony
    [19] => Arango
    [20] => Bartsch
    [21] => Bavay
    [22] => Bavay & Dautzenburg
    [23] => Bean
    [24] => Bean in Thorpe
    [25] => Beddome
    [26] => Benson
    [27] => Bernardi
    [28] => Biggs
    [29] => Boettger
    [30] => Bouchet & Warén
    [31] => Bourne
    [32] => Broderip
    [33] => Broderip in Broderip & Sowerby 1st
    [34] => Brown & Verdcourt
    [35] => Brown & Weil (de Boury mss.)
    [36] => Bullen
    [37] => Burch & Burch
    [38] => Burnup
    [39] => Carpenter
    [40] => Cate
    [41] => Caudwell, Jones & Killeen
    [42] => Caziot
    [43] => Chaper
    [44] => Chaster
    [45] => Chen, Linse, Copley & Rogers
    [46] => Chesney & Oliver
    [47] => Clapp
    [48] => Clench
    [49] => Clench & Aguayo
    [50] => Clench & Turner
    [51] => Clessin
    [52] => Clover
    [53] => Coles & Nekola
    [54] => Collier
    [55] => Connolly
    [56] => Cooper & Preston
    [57] => Craven
    [58] => Crosse
    [59] => Crosse & Fischer
    [60] => Crosse & Fisher
    [61] => Crowley
    [62] => Crowley & Pain
    [63] => Crowley, Pain & Woodward
    [64] => Dall
    [65] => Dance
    [66] => Dance, Moolenbeek & Dekker
    [67] => Dautzenberg
    [68] => de boury
    [69] => de Folin
    [70] => de Mattia & Neiber
    [71] => de Mattia, Neiber & Groh
    [72] => Dean
    [73] => Dekker & Goud
    [74] => Dekker, Moolenbeek & Dance
    [75] => Deschamps
    [76] => Dillwyn
    [77] => Drouet & Chaper
    [78] => Dunker
    [79] => Dupuis & Putzeys
    [80] => Eliot
    [81] => Engl
    [82] => Farran
    [83] => Forbes & Hanley
    [84] => Ford
    [85] => Fulton
    [86] => Gaskoin
    [87] => Gassies
    [88] => Germain
    [89] => Geyer
    [90] => Gittenberger
    [91] => Gittenberger & Boeters
    [92] => Gittenberger & Goud
    [93] => Glover & Taylor
    [94] => Gmelin
    [95] => Godwin-Austen
    [96] => Goodrich
    [97] => Gray
    [98] => Gray in Sowerby
    [99] => Gredler
    [100] => Gude
    [101] => Gyngell
    [102] => Haas
    [103] => Hanley
    [104] => Hanley & Theobald
    [105] => Hedley
    [106] => Henderson & Simpson
    [107] => Hervier
    [108] => Heude
    [109] => Heurde
    [110] => Higgins & Marrat
    [111] => Hinds
    [112] => Holyoak & Seddon
    [113] => Houart
    [114] => Hoyle
    [115] => Iredale
    [116] => Issel
    [117] => Jackson
    [118] => Jeffreys
    [119] => Jones & Preston
    [120] => Jordan
    [121] => Jordan 
    [122] => Kennard
    [123] => Kennard & Woodward
    [124] => Kiener
    [125] => Killeen & Oliver
    [126] => Killeen & Turner
    [127] => King
    [128] => Kobelt
    [129] => Lancaster
    [130] => Layard
    [131] => Layard in Kobelt
    [132] => Lea
    [133] => Lowe
    [134] => Marie
    [135] => Marrat
    [136] => Marshall
    [137] => Martyn
    [138] => Maynard
    [139] => Maynard & Clapp in Maynard
    [140] => Melvil
    [141] => Melvill
    [142] => Melvill & Ponsonby
    [143] => Melvill & Standen
    [144] => Melvill & Sykes
    [145] => Melvill in Tryon
    [146] => Möllendorff
    [147] => Montagu
    [148] => Monterosato
    [149] => Moolenbeek & Dance
    [150] => Moore
    [151] => Morelet
    [152] => Morelet & H. Drouët
    [153] => Moricand
    [154] => Morrison
    [155] => Müller
    [156] => Neubert
    [157] => Nevill, G. & H.
    [158] => Newcomb
    [159] => Noronha
    [160] => Nuttall
    [161] => Oliver
    [162] => Oliver & Abou-Zeid
    [163] => Oliver & Chesney
    [164] => Oliver & Drewery
    [165] => Oliver & Glover
    [166] => Oliver & Holmes
    [167] => Oliver & Levin
    [168] => Oliver & Lutzen
    [169] => Oliver & Picken
    [170] => Oliver & Taylor
    [171] => Oliver & Vestheim
    [172] => Oliver & Zuschin
    [173] => Oliver, Rodrigues & Cunha
    [174] => Pain
    [175] => Pain & Paul
    [176] => Pallary
    [177] => Pease
    [178] => Peuile
    [179] => Pfeiffer
    [180] => Phillips
    [181] => Pilsbry
    [182] => Pilsbry & Ferriss
    [183] => Pilsbry & Henderson
    [184] => Pilsbry & Hinkley
    [185] => Pilsbry & Hirase
    [186] => Ponder
    [187] => Powell
    [188] => Preston
    [189] => Pulteney
    [190] => Putzeys
    [191] => Ramsden
    [192] => Reeve
    [193] => Reidel & Norris
    [194] => Rodrigues, Oliver & Cunha
    [195] => Rolle
    [196] => Rowson
    [197] => Rowson & Symondson
    [198] => Rowson & Tattersfield
    [199] => Rowson & Van Goethem
    [200] => Salisbury
    [201] => Schilder
    [202] => Schlesch
    [203] => Schwabe
    [204] => Seddon
    [205] => Seddon & Aparicio
    [206] => Seddon & Killeen
    [207] => Shackleford & Spence
    [208] => Smith
    [209] => Smith, E. A.
    [210] => Smythe & Oliver
    [211] => Sowerby
    [212] => Sowerby 1st
    [213] => Sowerby 2nd
    [214] => Sowerby 2nd in Reeve
    [215] => Sowerby 3rd
    [216] => Spence
    [217] => Sterki
    [218] => Strebel
    [219] => Swainson
    [220] => Swainson in Sowerby 1st
    [221] => Sykes
    [222] => Tattersfield
    [223] => Tattersfield & Rowson
    [224] => Taylor
    [225] => Taylor & Glover
    [226] => Theobold
    [227] => Thiele
    [228] => Thompson
    [229] => Tiberi
    [230] => Tomlin
    [231] => Tomlin & Peile
    [232] => Tomlin & Shackleford
    [233] => Torre
    [234] => Torre & Bartsch
    [235] => Torre & Clench
    [236] => Torre & Ramsden in Ramsden
    [237] => Turton
    [238] => van Aartsen & Carrozza
    [239] => Verdcourt
    [240] => von Cosel
    [241] => Walker
    [242] => Watson
    [243] => Westerlund
    [244] => Wheeler
    [245] => Whitehead
    [246] => Williams
    [247] => Wollaston
    [248] => Woodward
    [249] => Wright
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Keyword: Melvill First Prev Records 1 - 50 of 577 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
Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerophila abarriana Pallary, 1923
Gastropoda : Helicoidea : Hygromiidae

Type Locality: Taza, sous les pierres, dans les endroit humides. [Taza, under stones, in a damp place.] [Morocco]

Syntype(s) (possible)
Raeta abercrombiei Melvill, 1893
Current name: Raeta pellicula Reeve, 1854
Bivalvia : Imparidentia (Superorder) : Mactroidea : Anatinellidae

Type Locality: Bombay [India]

Syntype(s)
Barbatia (Acar) aceraea Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Mulinarca aceraea (Melvill & Standen, 1899)
Bivalvia : Arcida : Arcoidea : Noetiidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Microtheca acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Pseudoliotia acidalia Melvill & Standen, 1899
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Tornidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits

Syntype(s)
Eulima adamantina de Folin, 1867
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Melanella adamantina de Folin, 1867
Gastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Syntype(s)
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
Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Cerithiopsis adelpha Melvill & Standen, 1896
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s)
Scissurella aedonia Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma aedonia (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Scissurellidae

Type Locality: Challenger, st 122 [Brazil]

Lectotype
Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Dentalium aenigmaticum Jordan, 1895
Scaphopoda : Dentaliida : Dentaliidae

Type Locality: “Triton” Expn. St. 8. 640fms [Faeroes (U.K.)]

Holotype
Bittium aeolomitres Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Horologica eolomitres (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra aerumnosa Melvill, 1888
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Machrochisma africana Tomlin, 1932
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Macroschisma africana (Tomlin, 1932)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Lectotype
Megatebennus africanus Tomlin, 1926
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cosmetalepas africana (Tomlin, 1926)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

Type Locality: Port Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Minolia agapeta Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Parminolia apicina (Gould, 1861)
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mangilia agna Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Pseudorhaphitoma agna (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Mangeliidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Bittium albocinctum Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Joculator albocinctum (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Cypraea pantherina var. albonitens Melvill, 1888
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Red Sea

Syntype(s) (possible)
Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) alboreflexus Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Prope Inkiapo (‘Chine Centrale’ in the title) [Cl A. David]. [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Marginella (Glabella) alchymista Melvill & Standen, 1903
Current name: Dentimargo alchymista Melvill & Standen, 1903
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : [unassigned] Neogastropoda : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Maskat, Gulf of Oman, 1-15 fathoms; Gulf of Oman lat. 24°58’N., long. 56°54’E., 156 fathoms; lat. 24°05’N., long. 57°55’E., 205 fathoms. [Oman]

Syntype(s) (possible)
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 [lat. 54o 25’S., long. 57o32’W., ‘Scotia’ station 346]. [Falkland Islands (Malvinas)]

Syntype(s)
Mangilia (Glyphostoma) aliciae Melvill & Standen, 1895
Current name: Etrema aliciae (Melvill & Standen, 1895)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae

Type Locality: Lifu [New Caledonia (France)]

Syntype(s) (figured) (possible)
Mangilia aliciae Melvill & Standen, 1896
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Etrema aliciae Melvill & Standen, 1895
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae

Type Locality:

Syntype(s) (possible)
Mangilia aliciae Melvill & Standen
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Etrema aliciae Melvill & Standen, 1895
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Clathurellidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
Scissurella alta Watson, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Anatoma alta (Watson, 1886)
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Pleurotomarioidea : Antomidae

Type Locality: Off Culebra I. W. Indies. 390 fms, Challenger 24 [Puerto Rico]

Lectotype
Cypraea variolaria var. amiges Melvill & Standen, 1915
Current name: Ovatipsa chinensis amiges (Melvill & Standen, 1915)
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Cypraeoidea : Cypraeidae

Type Locality: locality unknwon but possibly Hawaiian Archipelago [United States of America]

Holotype (possible)
Marginella (Volvaria) amydrozona Melvill, 1906
Current name: Balanetta amydrozona Melvill, 1906
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : [unassigned] Neogastropoda : Marginellinae

Type Locality: Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Maskat, 15 fathoms.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cadulus anguidens Melvill & Standen, 1898
Current name: Gadila anguidens (Melvill & Standen, 1898)
Scaphopoda : Gadilida : Gadilidae

Type Locality: [India]

Lectotype
Cadulus anguidens Melvill & Standen, 1898
Current name: Gadila anguidens (Melvill & Standen, 1898)
Scaphopoda : Gadilida : Gadilidae

Type Locality: [India]

Paralectotype(s)
Siphonaria anneae Tomlin, 1944
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Siphonaria anneae Tomlin, 1944
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Siphonarioidea : Siphonariidae

Type Locality: Umpangazi. Station G 14 K [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Cyclostrema annellarium Melvill & Standen, 1903
Current name: Cyclostrema archeri Tyron, 1888
Gastropoda : Trochida : Trochoidea : Liotiidae

Type Locality: Gulf of Oman 156 fs.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Pleurotoma annulata Reeve, 1843
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Turris annulata (Reeve, 1843)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Conoidea : Turridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Thracia antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1898
Current name: Mya antarctica (Melvill & Standen, 1898)
Bivalvia : Myida : Myoidea : Myidae

Type Locality: Shallow Bay, Lively Island, Falkland Islands (from introduction) [Falkland Islands (Malvinas)]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Mya antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1914
Current name: Mya antarctica (Melvill & Standen, 1898)
Bivalvia : Myida : Myoidea : Myidae

Type Locality: N.W. Falklands [Falkland Islands (Malvinas)]

Lectotype
Tugalia antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1907
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Trawl, Burdwood Bank, south of the Falkland Islands, at 56 fathoms [lat. 54o 25’S., long. 57o32’W, ‘Scotia’ station 346].

Syntype(s)
Rissoina (Zebina) applanata Melvill, 1893
Current name: Rissoina (Zebina) applanata Melvill, 1893

Type Locality: Bombay [India]

Syntype(s)
Helix arguineguinensis Seddon & Aparicio, 1998
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Xerotricha arguineguinensis (Seddon & Aparicio, 1998)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Helicidae

Type Locality: Canary Islands, from the island of Grand Canary [Spain]

Invalid Lectotype
Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus (Napaeus) armandi Ancey, 1882
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Inkiapo [A. David] [Central China]

Syntype(s)
Scalaria aspera Watson, 1897
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Punctiscala cerigottana (Sturany, 1896)
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Epitonoidea : Epitoniidae

Type Locality: From 50fms, Funchal Bay [Portugal]

Holotype
Chloritis astaeus Gude, 1906
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Austrochloritis astaeus (Gude, 1906)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Helicoidea : Camaenidae

Type Locality: Cardwell, Queensland [Australia]

Holotype
Mitra (Mitreola) astyridiformis Melvill, 1888
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra (Nebularia) luctuosa A. Adams, 1853
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Cerithiopsis atalaya Watson, 1885
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Cerithiopsoidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Madeira, 0-50 fathoms (Watson); Bouchet & Waren: Madeira, 0-90m. [Portugal]

Lectotype
Marginella atractus Tomlin, 1918
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Alaginella atracta (Tomlin, 1918)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Pt Alfred [Republic of South Africa]

Holotype
Clanculus atricatena Tomlin, 1921
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Clanculus atricatena Tomlin, 1921
Gastropoda : Archaeogastropoda : Trochoidea : Trochidae

Type Locality: Durban [South Africa]

Holotype
Drillia audax Melvill & Standen, 1903
Current name: To be confirmed

Type Locality: Gulf of Oman, lat 24°58’N., 56°54’E., 156 fathoms.

Syntype(s) (possible)
Cerithiopsis aurantiaca Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Cerithiopsis melvilli Jay & Drivas, 2002
Gastropoda : Triphoroidea : Cerithiopsidae

Type Locality: Loyalty Islands (from the title) [New Caledonia]

Syntype(s) (figured)
Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buliminus coelocentrum var. austeniana Ancey, 1893
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Enoidea : Enidae

Type Locality: Lundi Katal hills, près du défilé des Monts Kayber, à une altitude de 4,000 pieds anglais [Pakistan]

Syntype(s)
Eulima australasiaca Melvill & Standen, 1899
Current name: Eulima australasiaca Melvill & Standen, 1899
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Vanikoroidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Torres Straits [vide p.150]

Syntype(s)
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
Eulima badia Watson, 1897
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Eulima badia Watson, 1897
Gastropoda : Mesogastropoda : Eulimoidea : Eulimidae

Type Locality: Punta de Sao Lourenco [Portugal]

Holotype
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