HMS Challenger
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Scientific name:

Myzostoma quadrifilum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 September 1874 - 8 September 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

186

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Myzostomata

Order:

Myzostomida

Family:

Myzostomidae

Genus:

Myzostoma Leuckart, 1829

Species:

Myzostoma quadrifilum Graff, 1884

Station/Area Information

Station:

186

Date collected:

08/09/1874

Area:

Torres Strait, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

8 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Surface Temperature:

77.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Sand and shells

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