HMS Challenger
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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Periglypta puerpera

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 July 1874 - 21 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Veneridae

Genus:

Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914

Species:

Periglypta puerpera (Linnaeus, 1771)

Synonyms:

Venus (Antigona) puerpera var.

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

21 July 1874

Area:

Reefs off Tongatabu, Tonga

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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