HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1332

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Scientific name:

Cypraea vitellus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 July 1874 - 21 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Littorinimorpha

Family:

Cypraeidae

Genus:

Cypraea

Species:

Cypraea vitellus Linnaeus, 1758

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

21 July 1874

Area:

Reefs off Tongatabu [Tongatapu], Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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