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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.344

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Glycymeris bimaculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 February 1873 - 11 February 1873

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Arcoida

Family:

Glycymerididae

Genus:

Glycymeris da Costa, 1778

Species:

Glycymeris bimaculata (Poli 1795)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

6 February 1873 - 11 February 1873

Area:

Tenerife, Canary Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

70 fathoms

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Pectunculus stellatus
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