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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.50

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Cyclocardia astartoides

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Carditoida

Family:

Carditidae

Genus:

Cyclocardia Conrad, 1867

Species:

Cyclocardia astartoides (Martens, 1878)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Kerguelen, Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

30 fathoms

Notes:

4 parts. Previous name: Cardita asteroides Martens, 1878
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