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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1573

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Scientific name:

Dunkeria falcifera

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 May 1873 - 29 May 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

56

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Pyramidellidae

Genus:

Dunkeria Carpenter, 1857

Species:

Dunkeria falcifera Watson, 1881

Station/Area Information

Station:

56

Date collected:

29/05/1873

Area:

Off Bermuda, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

1000-1075 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

32.15

Decimal Longitude:

-64.99

Surface Temperature:

72.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

38.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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