HMS Challenger
Home  /  Cephalodiscus dodecalophus (Cephalodiscus/Cephalodiscidae/Cephalodiscoidea/Graptolithoidea/Hemichordata/Animalia)

Hemichordate

I.27660

Holding institution:

Donor:

MacIntosh, W.C. 22.03.1892

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Cephalodiscus dodecalophus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

11 January 1876 - 11 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

311

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Hemichordata

Class:

Graptolithoidea

Order:

Cephalodiscoidea

Family:

Cephalodiscidae

Genus:

Cephalodiscus M'Intosh, 1882

Species:

Cephalodiscus dodecalophus M'Intosh, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

311

Date collected:

11/01/1876

Area:

Strait of Magellan, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

245 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-52.76

Decimal Longitude:

-73.77

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02596

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02011

Notes:

The coenoecium, or common house, secreted by the numerous individuals which inhabit it gregariously. The individuals and their eggs can be made out through the semitransparent wall of the coenoecium. Single specimen
Missing image