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Sea cucumber

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Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Synapta maculata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 September 1875 - 6 October 1875

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Holothuroidea

Order:

Apodida

Family:

Synaptidae

Genus:

Synapta Eschscholtz, 1829

Species:

Synapta maculata (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

16 September 1875 - 6 October 1875

Area:

Papeete, French Polynesia

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Synapta beselii Jaeger. Misspelt as 'Synampta'
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