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Type Specimens
Array
(
    [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: Muricoidea First Prev Records 1 - 50 of 92 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
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
Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Prosipho amiantus Oliver & Picken, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Borge Bay, Signy Island, South 0rkney Islands, 8-100 metres. [Antarctica]

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
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
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)
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
Turbinella belcheri Reeve, 1847
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Latirus belcheri (Reeve, 1847)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Murex (Ocinebra) benedictus Melvill & Standen, 1895
Current name: Cytharomorula benedicta (Melvill & Standen, 1895)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Lifu, in shell-sand [New Caledonia (France)]

Syntype(s)
Marginella bicatenata Sowerby 3rd, 1914
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Marginella bicatenata Sowerby 3rd, 1914
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Unfortunately I have no certain knowledge to its habitat; but it was found in the collection of M. Denans without label, and most likely it was among the many fine shells collected by that gentleman at Goree, West Africa.

Holotype
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)
Purpura (Stramonita) blanfordi Melvill, 1893
Current name: Indothais blanfordi Melvill, 1983
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Bombay and Ratnagiri

Syntype(s)
Murex (Ocinebra) bombayanus Melvill, 1893
Current name: Lataxiena bombayana Melvill, 1893
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Bombay; Ratnagiri

Syntype(s)
Murex (Ocinebra) brachys Melvill & Standen, 1896
Current name: Murex (Ocinebra) brachys Melvill & Standen, 1896
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

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

Holotype
Marginella californica Tomlin, 1916
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Volvarina (Volvarina) taeniolata Mörch, 1860
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: California [USA]

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
Peristernia canthariformis Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Peristernia canthariformis Melvill, 1891
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Trophon carduelis Watson, 1882
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Enixotrophon carduelis Watson, 1882
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: [accession register entry] St. 164? June 13, 74?. Off Sydney. 410 fms. Dry. Ex "Challenger" Coll. G4

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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
Engina purpureo-cinta Preston, 1909
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Oppomorus purpureocinctus Preston, 1909
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Ceylon

Syntype(s)
Buccinum cochlidium Dillwyn, 1817
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Buccinanops cochlidium (Dillwyn, 1817)
Gastropoda : Muricoidea : Nassariidae

Type Locality: Inhabits the Islands in the South Sea, and is a land shell. Chemnitz.

Lectotype
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
Trophon declinans Watson, 1882
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Enixotrophon declinans
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: [accession register entry] Ap./ 74. Port Jackson, Sydney. 2 - 10 fms. Dry. Ex "Challenger" Coll.

Syntype(s) (possible) (lost)
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
Marginella epipolia Tomlin, 1921
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Marginella epipolia Tomlin, 1921
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Dredged in 24 faths., off San Sebastian's Bluff. S. Africa [Republic of South Africa]

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
Marginella eveleighi Tomlin & Shackleford, 1913
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Glabella tyermani (Marrat, 1876)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Sao Thomé Island, Gulf of Guinea. Scarce in coral gravel. [Sao Tome and Principe]

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
Mitra exquisita Sowerby 3rd, 1889
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum (Costellaria) suluense (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

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

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
Latirus formosior Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Fusolatirus formosior (Melvill, 1891)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
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
Pisania gaskelli Melvill, 1891
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Orania gaskelli (Melvill, 1891)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Mitra (Pusia) geoffreyana Melvill, 1910
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Vexillum geoffreyanum (Melvill, 1910)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Persian Gulf, off Sheikh-Shuaib Island

Lectotype
Latirus (Peristernia) hesterae Melvill, 1911
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Latirus hesterae Melvill, 1911
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Fasciolariidae

Type Locality: ? but probably Mauritius [Mauritius]

Holotype
Mitra idae Melvill, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitra idae Melvill, 1893
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Mitridae

Type Locality: Point Loma, Lower California [Mexico]

Lectotype
Mitra illecebra Melvill, 1927
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Thala milium (Reeve, 1845)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Costellariidae

Type Locality: Straits of Korea, at 40 fathoms, obtained during the cruise of H.M.S. Sylvia in 1875, under command of Captain St John.

Holotype
Murex (Chicoreus) imbricatus Higgins & Marrat, 1877
Current name: Chicoreus spectrum (Reeve, 1846)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Dredged in the Carinage. Island of Grenada, West Indies, by the "Argo" Expedition (1876) [Grenada]

Lectotype
Prosipho iodes Oliver & Picken, 1984
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Prosipho iodes Oliver & Picken, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Billie Rocks, Borge Bay, Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2-12 metres [Antarctica]

Holotype
Columbella iodostoma Gaskoin, 1852
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Mitrella puella (Sowerby 1st, 1844)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Columbellidae

Type Locality: Port Essington [Australia]

Holotype
Ocenebra isaacsi Houart, 1984
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Africanella isaacsi Houart, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Nautical College Beach Nungua, GHANA Jan 1973

Paratype(s)
Ricinula (Sistrum) konkanensis Melvill, 1893
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Semiricinula konkanensis (Melvill, 1893)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Bombay (Blanford, Abercrombie, & c.) [India]

Syntype(s)
Harpa costata var. laetifica Melvill, 1916
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Harpa costata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Harpidae

Type Locality: No locality given in paper

Holotype
Thais langi Clench & Turner, 1948
National Museums Liverpool
Current name: Thaisella forbesii Dunker, 1853
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: Lobito Bay, Angola Africa

Paratype(s)
Trophon leptocharteres Oliver & Picken, 1984
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Trophon leptocharteres Oliver & Picken, 1984
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Muricidae

Type Locality: 15-30 m, Bare Rock, Borge Bay, Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. [Antarctica]

Holotype
Marginella liparozona Tomlin & Shackleford, 1913
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Marginella liparozona Tomlin & Shackleford, 1913
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Marginellidae

Type Locality: Island of Sao Thomé [Sao Tome and Principe]

Holotype
Buccinum liratum Martyn, 1784
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Current name: Neptunea lyrata (Gmelin, 1791)
Gastropoda : Neogastropoda : Muricoidea : Buccinidae

Type Locality: Martyn, 1784: K. George Sound, Rade de S. George; Gmelin, 1791: R. Georgii; Fraussen & Terryn, 2007: “Unalaska Island”, SE Alaska.

Holotype
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