HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1329

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Scientific name:

Cypraea spurca

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 February 1873 - 10 February 1873

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Cypraeidae

Genus:

Cypraea

Species:

Cypraea spurca Linnaeus, 1758

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

10 February 1873

Area:

Tenerife, Canary Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

78 fathoms

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