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Snail

NH:1899.114.202

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Sassia philomelae

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 October 1873 - 17 October 1873

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

135C

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Ranellidae

Genus:

Sassia Bellardi, 1873

Species:

Sassia philomelae (Watson, 1881)

Station/Area Information

Station:

135C

Date collected:

17/10/1873

Area:

Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

47

Depth (Fathoms):

150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.43

Decimal Longitude:

-12.48

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

Syntype of Triton philomelae Watson, 1881
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