HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1006

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Scientific name:

Pleurotoma Thesbia dyscrita

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 March 1873 - 15 March 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

23

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Turridae

Genus:

Pleurotoma

Subgenus:

Pleurotoma Thesbia

Species:

Pleurotoma Thesbia dyscrita Watson, 1881

Station/Area Information

Station:

23

Date collected:

15/03/1873

Area:

S of Sombrero Island (Lesser Antilles)

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.40

Decimal Longitude:

-63.47

Surface Temperature:

76°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

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