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Tusk shell

NH:1899.114.145

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Fissidentalium capillosum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 July 1873 - 10 July 1873

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Station:

78

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliidae

Genus:

Fissidentalium

Species:

Fissidentalium capillosum Jeffreys 1877

Synonyms:

Dentalium capillosum

Station/Area Information

Station:

78

Date collected:

10/07/1873

Area:

Sao Miguel (off)

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1000 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

37.43

Decimal Longitude:

-25.22

Gear:

Dredge

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

57.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.5°F

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Dentalium capillosum Jeffreys
Missing image