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Snail

NH:1899.114.197

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ovaginella ovulum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Marginellidae

Genus:

Ovaginella Laseron, 1957

Species:

Ovaginella ovulum (G. B. Sowerby, 1846)

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:

Previous names: Marginella (Persicula) ovulum Sowerby; Marginella ovulum Sowerby
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