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  • Invertebrate Zoology PORa-126 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Plocamia gymnazusa
  • whole animal (dry)
  • Off Conch Reef
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • May 11, 1869
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Plocamia gymnazusa O. Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Poecilosclerida Microcionina Microcionidae Plocamia gymnazusa
Identified by Edward Oskar Schmidt
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: O. Schmidt
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Off Conch Reef
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 117 fms
Coordinates: 24° 51´ 30´´ N 80° 19´ 40´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1869-05-11; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: May 11, 1869
previous number: MCZ6702
station number: Cast 6
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) unchecked in collection 1
citation: O. Schmidt. 1870. ¿Grundzuge einer Spongien-Fauna des alantischen Gebietes.¿ Leipzig, Engelmann, pp. 62-63, pl. 4, fig. 17.
  [no agent data], 2011-03-06, migration
Remarks: Schmidt label with specimen reads "Plocamia gymnazusa N.G. et N.S." Found dry 21.x.2010