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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1

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Licence:

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Scientific name:

Dentalium capillosum paucicostatum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

13 January 1873 - 13 January 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

II

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium capillosum Jeffreys, 1876

Subspecies:

Dentalium capillosum paucicostatum

Station/Area Information

Station:

II

Date collected:

13/01/1873

Area:

South-west Lisbon, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

470 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.17

Decimal Longitude:

-9.23

Surface Temperature:

57°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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