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Chiton

I.66698

Holding institution:

Donor:

Haddon, A.C 24.01.1900

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Plaxiphora carmichaelis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 January 1876 - 2 January 1876

Form:

Fluid

Station:

306

Citations:

Challenger Report Pt. 43, p. 32.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Polyplacophora

Order:

Chitonida

Family:

Mopaliidae

Genus:

Plaxiphora Gray, 1847

Species:

Plaxiphora carmichaelis Gray, 1828

Station/Area Information

Station:

306

Date collected:

02/01/1876

Area:

West of Patagonia, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Depth (Fathoms):

565 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-48.28

Decimal Longitude:

-74.55

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.01557

Notes:

Single specimen
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