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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1714-1715

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Scientific name:

Bittium perparvulum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

22 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Paralectotype ;Syntype

Station:

172

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Caenogastropoda

Family:

Cerithiidae

Genus:

Bittium

Species:

Bittium perparvulum Watson, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

172

Date collected:

22/07/1874

Area:

Inside the reef, Tongatabu [Tongatapu], Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

18 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-20.97

Decimal Longitude:

-175.15

Surface Temperature:

75°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

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