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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.1854a

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Scientific name:

Jeffreysia edwardiensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

145A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Family:

Rissoellidae

Genus:

Jeffreysia Alder [in Forbes & Hanley], 1850

Species:

Jeffreysia edwardiensis Watson, 1880

Station/Area Information

Station:

145A

Date collected:

27/12/1873

Area:

Prince Edward Island, between Cape of Good Hope and Kerguelen

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

50-150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-46.68

Decimal Longitude:

38.17

Surface Temperature:

41.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0269

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