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Starfish

263/1903/R/661

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Mimastrella cognata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

5 January 1876 - 11 January 1876

Form:

Dry

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 336-338

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Mimastrella Fisher, 1916

Species:

Mimastrella cognata (Sladen, 1889)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

5 January 1876 - 11 January 1876

Area:

Off the Western Coast of S America, Chile

Water body:

South Pacific Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

175-245 fathoms

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