Trustees of the British Museum, 1903
HMS Challenger project IPR statement
HMS Challenger (1872-76)
26 December 1873 - 26 December 1873
Waldheimia kerguelensis Davidson, 1873
Marion Islands, South Africa
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Jar contains seven whole specimens, (shells), and approximately two which have disintegrated.
Specimens dredged by HMS Challenger.
Internal labels read: Molluscoidea off Marion island, 100 ftms. 26th December, 1873.
Jar also contains three unidentified species of bivalve, it is possible these are specimens of Platydia anomioides which were described as being attached to the larger W. Kerguelensis in the report of the voyage.