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Hermit crab

I.58205

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Sympagurus dimorphus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

18 December 1873 - 18 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Station:

142

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. LXIX, p. 86

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Arthropoda

Class:

Malacostraca

Order:

Decapoda

Family:

Parapaguridae

Genus:

Sympagurus Smith, 1883

Species:

Sympagurus dimorphus (Studer, 1883)

Synonyms:

Parapagurus dimorphus

Station/Area Information

Station:

142

Date collected:

18/12/1873

Area:

off Agulhas Bank, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-35.07

Decimal Longitude:

18.62

Gear:

Dredge

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02796

Notes:

with zoanthid. Lot of specimens
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