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Mollusc

MANCH-549942

Holding institution:

Donor:

The British Museum (Natural History) (Donation, 1899)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Propeamussium jeffreysii

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 January 1875 - 25 January 1875

Form:

dry

Type status:

Yes

Station:

210

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Pectinida

Family:

Propeamussiidae

Genus:

Propeamussium

Species:

Propeamussium jeffreysii (E. A. Smith, 1885)

Synonyms:

Amussium jeffreysii

Station/Area Information

Station:

210

Date collected:

25/01/1875

Area:

North of Mindanao Island, Philippine Island

Water body:

Mindanao Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

375 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

9.43

Decimal Longitude:

123.75

Surface Temperature:

80.2°F

Gear:

Dredge & Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue Mud

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

78.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

61.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

56.6°F

Notes:

Station inferred from report. Detailed description of the specimen in the Lamellibranchiata report, page 310 -311.
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