HMS Challenger
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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.57-60

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Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Dentalium tornatum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 July 1874 - 29 July 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium tornatum Watson, 1879

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

29 July 1874

Area:

Levuka, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

12 fathoms

Notes:

From station 173 or 174
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