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Snail

NH:1899.114.347

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Adelomelon ancilla

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 January 1876 - 6 February 1876

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Volutidae

Genus:

Adelomelon Dall, 1906

Species:

Adelomelon ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

23 January 1876 - 6 February 1876

Area:

Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

5 fathoms

Notes:

Previous name: Voluta ancilla Sol
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