HMS Challenger
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Squid

NHMUK-1895.1.25.1-2

Holding institution:

Donor:

Professor Howe

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Spirula spirula

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

29 September 1874 - 22 February 1875

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Cephalopoda

Order:

Spirulida

Family:

Spirulidae

Genus:

Spirula

Species:

Spirula spirula

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

29 September 1874 - 22 February 1875

Area:

Between Banda and Papua New Guinea

Notes:

This specimen is only recorded as a Spirula species though the only species found (that is recorded in the reports) is Spirula peronii (now Spirula spirula) which is now the only accepted species of this genus
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