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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.20

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Scientific name:

Dentalium entalis orthrum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 July 1873 - 2 July 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

75

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium entalis Sars, 1872

Subspecies:

Dentalium entalis orthrum

Station/Area Information

Station:

75

Date collected:

02/07/1873

Area:

Near Azores, Portugal

Water body:

Northeast Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.63

Decimal Longitude:

-28.48

Surface Temperature:

70°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

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