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Sea snail

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Scientific name:

Ancilla Anaulax obtusa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Olividae

Genus:

Ancilla

Subgenus:

Ancilla Anaulax

Species:

Ancilla Anaulax obtusa (Swainson)

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Area:

Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

15-20 fathoms

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