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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1119

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Scientific name:

Pleurotoma Daphnella compsa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 August 1874 - 3 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

174D

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Turridae

Genus:

Pleurotoma

Subgenus:

Pleurotoma Daphnella

Species:

Pleurotoma Daphnella compsa Watson, 1881

Station/Area Information

Station:

174D

Date collected:

03/08/1874

Area:

Ngaloa Harbour, Kandavu Island, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

210 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.10

Decimal Longitude:

178.27

Surface Temperature:

77.7°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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