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Sponge

I.90

Holding institution:

Donor:

Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History) 07.02.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Rossella antarctica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Citations:

Challenger Report p. 139.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Porifera

Class:

Hexactinellida

Order:

Lyssacinosida

Family:

Rossellidae

Genus:

Rossella Carter, 1872

Species:

Rossella antarctica Carter, 1872

Synonyms:

Rossella antarctica antarctica

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Notes:

Received in exchange from the Trustees of the British Museum and presented by J. Graham Kerr. Single specimen
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