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  • Invertebrate Zoology 69683 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
  • whole animal (unknown)
  •    Paralectotype of Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
    Syntype of Thecopsammia tintinnabulum
  • off Sand Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico: United States: Florida
  • May 11, 1868
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Bathypsammia tintinnabulum (Pourtalès 1868)
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Dendrophylliidae Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
Identified by Stephen D. Cairns in 1979
Nature of ID: type ID
Thecopsammia tintinnabulum Pourtales, 1868
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Dendrophylliidae Thecopsammia tintinnabulum
Identified by [no agent data] in 1868
Nature of ID: type ID
Cairns 1979, Page 190, Paralectotype of Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
Plate XXXVIII, figures 1-3; Plate XXXIX, figure 1
Cairns 2001, Page 21, Other Useful Citation of Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
Media of type text, de Pourtales 1868. Description:Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
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Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: off Sand Key
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 150 to 154 fms
Coordinates: 24° 15´ 0´´ N 81° 14´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1868-05-11; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: May 11, 1868
station number: 17
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0
Remarks: This 'lot' has a label with 5604 in it in E. Deichmann handwriting. There is also a label that says 17 Dredging May 11, 1868 154 fathoms, which is an original label. 5604, in the ledger says station 19
Media of type image, MCZ:IZ:69683 Identified as Bathypsammia tintinnabulum type status Other Useful Citation of Bathypsammia tintinnabulum| Syntype of Thecopsammia tintinnabulum| Paralectotype of Bathypsammia tintinnabulum. . Description:specimen labels

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