Overview

Comprehensive Description

Type locality

Southwest Gulf of Mexico, 23º30´N, 95º32´W, 2928–3001 m.

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Type Data

Holotype, male, USNM 128812.

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Synonymy

Munidopsis geyeri Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1970: 149, figs 5-9, 5-10 (southwest Gulf of Mexico, 2928–3001 m). — Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971: 19. — Gore, 1983: 208 (Venezuelan Basin, 3422–3549 m). — Baba, 2005: 163, fig. 76, 288 (key, synonymies, type examination). — Macpherson & Segonzac, 2005: 25, fig. 6 (Gulf of Guinea, Azores, 2650–4151 m).

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Munidopsis geyeri Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1970
Catalog Number: USNM 128812
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1969
Locality: South Of Texas, Texas, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 2926 to 2999
Vessel: Alaminos R/V
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2267.5 - 4000
  Temperature range (°C): 4.112 - 4.273
  Nitrate (umol/L): 20.409 - 24.434
  Salinity (PPS): 34.976 - 34.979
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.003 - 5.477
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.391 - 1.485
  Silicate (umol/l): 23.932 - 26.227

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2267.5 - 4000

Temperature range (°C): 4.112 - 4.273

Nitrate (umol/L): 20.409 - 24.434

Salinity (PPS): 34.976 - 34.979

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.003 - 5.477

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.391 - 1.485

Silicate (umol/l): 23.932 - 26.227
 
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