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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Oliva Olivella vitilia

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 March 1873 - 25 March 1873

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

24

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Olividae

Genus:

Oliva

Subgenus:

Oliva Olivella

Species:

Oliva Olivella vitilia Watson, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

24

Date collected:

25/03/1873

Area:

N. of Culebra Island, St. Thomas, West Indies

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

390 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.64

Decimal Longitude:

-65.09

Surface Temperature:

76°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

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