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Expedition:
Wilkes Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Place:
Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaíso Province, Valparaíso Region, Chile, South America, Pacific
Collection Date:
1838 to 1842
Notes:
002 specimens previously listed in ledger. this specimen was cataloged as the type of bdellostoma polytrema, but has only 10 gill openings (vs. 14) so it can not be a type of this species according to wisner. wisner has identified the specimen as eptatretus bischoffii, 17 march 1987, on the basis of the 10 gill openings. the specimen is disintegrating. additional information on the specimen is on a note in the jar. small tag in jar lists the number 277, which may be a station number. see wisner and mcmillan, 1988, trans. san diego soc. nat. hist., 21(14):239
Record Last Modified:
7 Apr 2016
Specimen Count:
1
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Agnatha, Myxini, Myxiniformes, Myxinidae, Eptatretinae
Published Name:
Eptatretus bischoffii
Bdellostoma polytrema
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
75830
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35a7d9176-64b7-4ba1-97bf-bd3cce2c7439
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5024619