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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Craspidaster hesperus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 November 1874 - 6 January 1875

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 177-182

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Order:

Paxillosida

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Craspidaster Sladen, 1889

Species:

Craspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

16 November 1874 - 6 January 1875

Area:

Off Hong Kong, China

Water body:

South China Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

10 fathoms

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