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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:

Higginsia bidentifera

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Porifera

Class:

Demospongiae

Order:

Axinellida

Family:

Stelligeridae

Genus:

Higginsia Higgin, 1877

Species:

Higginsia bidentifera (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Area:

Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

10-30 fathoms

Notes:

Previous name: Dendropsis bidentifera Ridley & Dendy
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