HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.122

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Propeamussium torresi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

31 August 1874 - 31 August 1874

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Paralectotype

Station:

185B

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Pectinoida

Family:

Propeamussiidae

Genus:

Propeamussium Sacco, 1897

Species:

Propeamussium torresi (Smith, 1885)

Synonyms:

Amussium torresi

Station/Area Information

Station:

185B

Date collected:

31/08/1874

Area:

Cape York (east), Queensland, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

155 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-11.64

Decimal Longitude:

143.99

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

6 parts. paralectotypes of Amussium torresi
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