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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
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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)
Lacuna abyssicola Melvill & Standen, 1912
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Current name: Moelleriopsis poppei Engl, 2012
Gastropoda : Seguenziida : Seguenzioidea

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

holotype
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)
Pachydrobia spinosa var. acuminata Ancey, 1882
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pachydrobia spinosa Poirier, 1881
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Truncatelloidea : Pomatiopsidae

Type Locality: Cambodge [Dr Harmand] [Cambodia]

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

Type Locality: No locality given in paper [Panama]

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)
Pedipes affinis var. adenensis Ancey, 1887
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Pedipes affinis var. adenensis Ancey, 1887
Gastropoda : Ellobiida : Ellobioidea : Ellobiidae

Type Locality: Aden [Yemen]

Possible Syntype
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)
Helicophanta alayeriana Ancey, 1902
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Helicophanta gloriosa (Pfeiffer, 1856)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Rhytidoidea : Acavidae

Type Locality: Bora Country, S. Madagascar [Madagascar]

Syntype
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 : 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)
Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Current name: Turritella algida Melvill & Standen, 1912
Gastropoda : Cerithioidea : Turritellidae

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

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)
Cyclostoma andrewsae Ancey, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Tudorisca andrewsae Ancey, 1886
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Littorinoidea : Annulariidae

Type Locality: Île d’Utilla, République du Honduras [Honduras]

Syntype
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 : Gadilimorpha : Gadilidae

Type Locality: [India]

Paralectotype(s)
Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Guppya anguina Ancey, 1892
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Trochomorphoidea : Euconulidae

Type Locality: Santa Cruz de la Sierra [Bolivia]

Syntype
Trochonanina angulifera Ancey in Garrett, 1887
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mendana angulifera Garrett, 1887
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Trochomorphoidea : Euconulidae

Type Locality: Commune sous le bois pourri à l’île Dominique (‘Iles Marquises (Polynésie)’ in the title) [French Polynesia]

Possible Syntype
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: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurellidae

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)
Trichotropis antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1912
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
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
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
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
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
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
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Current name: Parmaphorella melvilli (Thiele, 1912)
Gastropoda : Lepetellida : Fissurelloidea : Fissurellidae

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

syntype
Rissoina (Zebina) applanata Melvill, 1893
Current name: Rissoina (Zebina) applanata Melvill, 1893
Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Rissooidea : Rissoinidae

Type Locality: Bombay [India]

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

Type Locality: Lat. 62º10' S., long. 41º20'W., 1775 fathoms, trawl, March 10,1903

Holotype
Macroceramus gossei var. arctispirus Ancey, 1886
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Microceramus concisus (Morelet, 1849)
Gastropoda : Stylommatophora : Urocoptoidea : Urocoptidae

Type Locality: Ile d’Utilla [Honduras]

Syntypes
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