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Diatom

DUNUC 9958

Holding institution:

Donor:

George Dickie

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Chromista

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Form:

Microscope Slide

Type status:

No

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Chromista

Station/Area Information

Depth (Fathoms):

2090 fathoms

Notes:

Unable to tell if this is Hemidiscus, Schellwien, 1898 or Hemidiscus, Wallich, 1860. From an envelope of 7 diatom slides, of which 5 come from the Challenger expedition. Part of the Diatom Collection of George Dickie (1812-1882), the first Professor of Natural History at Queens College, Belfast (1849-60), then Professor of Botany in his native Aberdeen (1860-77).
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