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263/1903/3998

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Diplopteraster semireticulatus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Microscope slide

Station:

144A

Citations:

Sladen, W.P (1889) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the ASTEROIDEA. Zoology Vol. XXX, Pg 475-477

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Wyville Thomson
Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Velatida

Family:

Pterasteridae

Genus:

Diplopteraster Verrill, 1880

Species:

Diplopteraster semireticulatus (Sladen, 1882)

Station/Area Information

Station:

144A

Date collected:

26/12/1873

Area:

Marion Island, South Africa, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

69 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.80

Decimal Longitude:

37.83

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Rectangular slide label above object, data handwritten in ink; ‘ Pteraster semireticulatus (19) Dorsal membrane “Chall.” Marion Is. Haem. C.B. 1.vii.81 ‘. 1 stained specimen.
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