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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Zygometra microdiscus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Station:

186

Citations:

Carpenter, P.H., Hertwig, R., Turner, W. (1888) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the CRINOIDEA. Second part - Comatulae. Zoology Vol. XXVI, Pg 97-98

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Crinoidea

Order:

Comatulida

Family:

Zygometridae

Genus:

Zygometra AH Clark, 1907

Species:

Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882)

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

In Torres Strait, off Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

‘Mounted plate with cirrus and pinnules (? pl. XXXVII, figs 5-6. Challenger Report: Challenger Station 189).’ Edit: This was found at station 186
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