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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Cryptasterina pentagona

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 October 1874 - 28 January 1875

Form:

Fluid

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 392

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Valvatida

Family:

Asterinidae

Genus:

Cryptasterina Dartnall, Byrne, Collins & Hart, 2003

Species:

Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

26 October 1874 - 28 January 1875

Area:

Off Zamboanga, Philippine Islands

Water body:

Celebes Sea

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