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  • Phakellia tenax
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Phakellia tenax
  • Sombrero Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • 1 May 1868
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Phakellia tenax Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Halichondrida Axinellidae Phakellia tenax
Identified by Edward Oskar Schmidt on 1870-01-01
Nature of ID: type ID
Schmidt 1870, Page 62, Syntype of Phakellia tenax
plate 4, figure 16
Media of type text, Schmidt 1870. Description:Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes
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Media Details
Grundzüge einer Spongien-Fauna des atlantischen Gebietes
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Sombrero Key
Verbatim Locality: Sombrero Key, Florida reef
Locality Remarks: [May 1868, Pourtales and 152 fathoms is with historical data, other information inferred]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 152 fms
Coordinates: 24° 18´ 0´´ N 80° 58´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1868-05-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: 1 May 1868
other number: PORa-9107
station number: Dredging No. 4
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1 in 4 pieces