HMS Challenger
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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.550-551

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Scientific name:

Murex Pseudomurex pholidotus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Muricidae

Genus:

Murex

Subgenus:

Murex Pseudomurex

Species:

Murex Pseudomurex pholidotus Watson, 1883

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

8 September 1874

Area:

Flinders Passage, Cape York, Torres Straits, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

7 fathoms

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