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Worm

DUNUC 3547

Holding institution:

Donor:

D'Arcy Thompson

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Serpula narconensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Spirit

Type status:

No

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Polychaeta

Order:

Sabellida

Family:

Serpulidae

Genus:

Serpula Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Serpula narconensis Baird, 1865

Synonyms:

Serpula narconensis

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

9 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

60 fathoms

Notes:

One of nearly 600 specimens from the Challenger expedition received by D'Arcy Thompson in 1899-1900
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