HMS Challenger
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Worm

NHMUK-1889.11.8.8

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Myzostoma gigas

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

14 September 1873 - 14 September 1873

Form:

Fluid

Type status:

Syntype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Annelida

Class:

Myzostomata

Order:

Myzostomida

Family:

Myzostomidae

Genus:

Myzostoma Leuckart, 1829

Species:

Myzostoma gigas Graff, 1884

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

14 September 1873

Area:

Off Bahia, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

7-20 fathoms

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