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Worm

NHMUK-1889.11.8.5

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Scientific name:

Myzostoma echinus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 August 1874 - 3 August 1874

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Holotype

Station:

174

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Myzostomata

Order:

Myzostomida

Family:

Myzostomidae

Genus:

Myzostoma Leuckart, 1829

Species:

Myzostoma echinus Graff, 1884

Station/Area Information

Station:

174

Date collected:

03/08/1874

Area:

Southwest of Fiji Islands, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

210-610 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-19.10

Decimal Longitude:

178.24

Surface Temperature:

77°F

Sediment sample:

Coral mud

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