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Sponge

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Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ascaltis poterium

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 April 1874 - 19 June 1874

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Porifera

Class:

Calcarea

Order:

Clathrinida

Family:

Leucascidae

Genus:

Ascaltis Haeckel, 1872

Species:

Ascaltis poterium (Haeckel, 1872)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

2 April 1874 - 19 June 1874

Area:

Twofold Bay (off), Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

120 fathoms

Notes:

Previous name: Dendya poterium (Haeckel)
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