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  • Invertebrate Zoology PORb-67 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Desmacella vagabunda
  • fragment (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Desmacella vagabunda
  • off Key West
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • April 21, 1869
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Desmacella vagabunda Schmidt, 1870
Animalia Porifera Demospongiae Poecilosclerida Mycalina Desmacellidae Desmacella vagabunda
Identified by Edward Oskar Schmidt in 1870
Nature of ID: type ID
Schmidt 1870, Page 53, Syntype of Desmacella vagabunda
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: off Key West
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 135 fms
Coordinates: 24° 18´ 0´´ N 81° 50´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1869-04-21; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: April 21, 1869
other number: PORa-8198
station number: 169
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (70% ethanol) fair in collection ca.10