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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:

9 September 1874 - 9 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

187

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 96-97

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:

187

Date collected:

09/09/1874

Area:

Booby Island, Torres Strait, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

6 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.60

Decimal Longitude:

141.92

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02428

Notes:

‘Mounted plate with pinnules (? pl. IX: Challenger Report: Challenger Station 186).’ Edit: This was found at station 187.
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