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NH:1899.114.136

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Metaxia abrupta

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 July 1873 - 2 July 1873

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

75

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Caenogastropoda

Family:

Triphoridae

Genus:

Metaxia Monterosato, 1884

Species:

Metaxia abrupta (Watson, 1880)

Station/Area Information

Station:

75

Date collected:

02/07/1873

Area:

Fayal (Faial), Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

500 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.63

Decimal Longitude:

-28.48

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Syntype (broken) of Cerithium (Bittium) abruptum Watson, 1880
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