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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.112

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (the Trustees of)1899-08-08

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Chioneryx cardioides

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Veneridae

Genus:

Chioneryx Iredale, 1924

Species:

Chioneryx cardioides (Lamarck, 1818)

Synonyms:

Timoclea (Chioneryx) cardioides

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Area:

Port Jackson, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

2-10 fathoms

Notes:

8 parts. Previous name: Timoclea (Chioneryx) cardioides (Lamarck, 1818)
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