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Sea urchin

NHMUK-1881.11.22.3

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Hygrosoma hoplacantha

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 June 1874 - 13 June 1874

Type status:

Holotype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Echinoidea

Order:

Echinothurioida

Family:

Echinothuriidae

Genus:

Hygrosoma Mortensen, 1903

Species:

Hygrosoma hoplacantha (Thomson, 1877)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

13 June 1874

Area:

100 miles East of Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

400 fathoms

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