Starfish

Description
Label reads: ‘Leptychaster arcticus (Sars). var: elongata, Sladen. SOUTH OF HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, 85 fathoms, amongst gravel and stones. “Challenger” expedition, Station 49. SLADEN COLLECTION.’ Date: 20/05/1873. Location: 4303’N 63039’W. Water temperature: Surface 4.70C, bottom 1.70C.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/A/22
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Common Name
starfish
Simple Name
starfish
Full Name
ECHINODERMATA; STELLEROIDEA; Asteroidea; Paxillosida; Astropectinidae; Leptychaster arcticus elongatus Sladen
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Phylum
ECHINODERMATA
Family
ASTROPECTINIDAE
Genus
Leptychaster
Species
arcticus elongatus

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