HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

NH:1899.114.83

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Thyasira falklandica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 February 1876 - 3 February 1876

Form:

Dry [also mummified tissue]

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

316

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Lucinoida

Family:

Thyasiridae

Genus:

Thyasira Lamarck, 1818

Species:

Thyasira falklandica (Smith, 1885)

Station/Area Information

Station:

316

Date collected:

03/02/1876

Area:

Falkland Islands, British Overseas Territory (off)

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

3-5 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-51.53

Decimal Longitude:

-58.10

Gear:

Dredge

Notes:

2 parts. Previous name: Cryptodon falklandicus
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