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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:

Myxilla Myxilla mollis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 December 1875 - 3 February 1876

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Porifera

Class:

Demospongiae

Order:

Poecilosclerida

Family:

Myxillidae

Genus:

Myxilla Schmidt, 1862

Subgenus:

Myxilla Myxilla

Species:

Myxilla Myxilla mollis Ridley & Dendy, 1886

Synonyms:

Myxilla mollis

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

14 December 1875 - 3 February 1876

Area:

Patagonia (off south west coast of), Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

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