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Sea urchin

DUNUC 1034

Holding institution:

Donor:

D'Arcy Thompson

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Echinometra lucunter

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Form:

Dried

Type status:

No

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Camarodonta

Family:

Echinometridae

Genus:

Echinometra Gray, 1825

Species:

Echinometra lucunter (Linnaeus, 1758)

Notes:

One of nearly 600 specimens from the Challenger expedition received by D'Arcy Thompson in 1899-1900. This species was found in the following locations: Samboagan, 10 fathoms; Kandavu reefs; Tongatabu reefs, 18 fathoms, July 21 1874; Papeete reef, 1875; Honolulu, August 1875 and Cebu, Philippine Islands
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