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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.51

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Limopsis aurita

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 March 1873 - 15 March 1873

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Station:

23

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Arcoida

Family:

Limopsidae

Genus:

Limopsis Sassi, 1827

Species:

Limopsis aurita (Brocchi, 1814)

Station/Area Information

Station:

23

Date collected:

15/03/1873

Area:

Sombrero Island (off)

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.40

Decimal Longitude:

-63.47

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

3 parts.
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