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263/1903/I/188

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Leptychaster kerguelenensis kerguelenensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1874 - 20 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Station:

149D

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 184-188

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876

Species:

Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876

Subspecies:

Leptychaster kerguelenensis kerguelenensis

Station/Area Information

Station:

149D

Date collected:

20/01/1874

Area:

Royal Sound, Kerguelen Island

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

28 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.47

Decimal Longitude:

70.22

Gear:

Dredge

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