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Foraminifera

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Holding institution:

Donor:

Halkyard, 9/11/1890

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Reophax scorpiurus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

31 August 1874 - 31 August 1874

Form:

Microscope slide

Station:

185B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Chromista

Phylum:

Foraminifera

Class:

Globothalamea

Order:

Lituolida

Family:

Reophacidae

Genus:

Reophax de Montfort, 1808

Species:

Reophax scorpiurus de Montfort, 1808 

Station/Area Information

Station:

185B

Date collected:

31/08/1874

Area:

East of Cape York Peninsula, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

155 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-11.64

Decimal Longitude:

143.99

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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