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Sea snail

NHMUK-1887.2.9.891-894

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Scientific name:

Volutomitra fragillima

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

20 January 1874 - 20 January 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

149D

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Gastropoda

Order:

Neogastropoda

Family:

Volutomitridae

Genus:

Volutomitra H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853

Species:

Volutomitra fragillima Watson, 1882

Station/Area Information

Station:

149D

Date collected:

20/01/1874

Area:

Royal Sound, Kerguelen

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

FAO:

58

Depth (Fathoms):

28 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-49.47

Decimal Longitude:

70.22

Surface Temperature:

41°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Green mud

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