MCZ Malacology 319530

Rossia brachyura Verrill, 1883

Holotype of Rossia brachyura

Date Collected:

1879-01-14

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Kitts and Nevis | St. Kitts

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Current Identification
Rossia brachyura Verrill, 1883 linked data icon
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Coleoidea Decapodiformes Sepiida Sepiolidae
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification made date: 1883
Previous Identifications
Octopodidae d'Orbigny, 1840 linked data icon
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Coleoidea Octopodiformes Octopoda
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Sepiolidae Leach, 1817 linked data icon
Animalia Mollusca Cephalopoda Coleoidea Decapodiformes Sepiida
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID

Verrill 1883, page 110, Holotype of Rossia brachyura Verrill, 1883 Plate 3, fig. 2
Media type: text; Verrill 1883 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. XI no. 5;

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Shows Publication: Verrill 1883 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. XI no. 5

  • station number: 148

Part Condition Disposition Count
body (70% ethanol) fair in collection 1 History (3)
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: tissue; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2023-04-24
subsampled by = Nina Black   determined date=2023-03-29   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2023-04-24

  • None

  • Temps. surface: 79.5; bottom: 52.5. Bottom: fine sand, blk. spk. Spec. found dry (June 2000) and rehydrated in Aersol OT solution for 48 hrs (June 2000).

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Specific Locality:
  • St. Kitts
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off St. Kitts
  • Depth:
  • 208 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 17.2866666°, -62.778611° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1879-01-14 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (17° 17′ 12″ N  62° 46′ 43″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1879-01-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 14, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]