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Mollusc

NHMUK-1887.2.9.585a

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Scientific name:

Purpura Halessa pica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 August 1874 - 3 August 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Muricidae

Genus:

Purpura

Subgenus:

Purpura Halessa

Species:

Purpura Halessa pica Blainville

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

3 August 1874

Area:

Kandavu, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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