HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.2214-2215

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Scientific name:

Utriculus oryctus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 April 1876 - 3 April 1876

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

344

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Cephalaspidea

Family:

Retusidae

Genus:

Utriculus

Species:

Utriculus oryctus Watson, 1883

Station/Area Information

Station:

344

Date collected:

03/04/1876

Area:

Off Ascension Island

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

420 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-7.91

Decimal Longitude:

-14.47

Surface Temperature:

82°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0232

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