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Scientific name:

Arca Macrodon dalli

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 May 1875 - 10 May 1875

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

233A

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Arcoida

Family:

Arcidae

Genus:

Arca Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Arca Macrodon

Species:

Arca Macrodon dalli Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

233A

Date collected:

19/05/1875

Area:

Kobe, between the islands of Sikok and Nipon, Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

50 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

34.63

Decimal Longitude:

135.02

Surface Temperature:

62.6°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand

Notes:

Shell dry but body in alcohol
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