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Snail

NH:1899.114.168

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Nassarius ephamillus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 July 1874 - 10 July 1874

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Lectotype

Station:

169

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Nassariidae

Genus:

Nassarius

Species:

Nassarius ephamillus (Watson, 1882)

Station/Area Information

Station:

169

Date collected:

10/07/1874

Area:

New Zealand (north east)

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.57

Decimal Longitude:

179.37

Gear:

Trawl

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02777

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

55.2°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46.7°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

44.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

41.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

40°F

Notes:

6 parts. types of Nassa (Tritia) ephamilla
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