Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Megaliobdella szidati Meyer & Burreson
Catalog Number: USNM 121728
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): University of Southern California
Year Collected: 1968
Locality: center of sea, Antarctica, Ross Sea, Antarctic Ocean
Depth (m): 547 to 552
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 549.5 - 549.5
  Temperature range (°C): -1.629 - -1.629
  Nitrate (umol/L): 30.772 - 30.772
  Salinity (PPS): 34.538 - 34.538
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.295 - 6.295
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.130 - 2.130
  Silicate (umol/l): 77.818 - 77.818
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Megaliobdella szidati

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.   Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.  Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

ACACTTTATTTTATTTTTGGTGCTTGATCGGCAATGCTAGGAACGTCCATG---AGACTTATTATTCGAACAGAATTATCTCAACCTGGAGCTTTATTGGGCAGG---GATCAAATTTATAACTGTATTGTAACAGCACACGGGTTAATTATAATTTTTTTTATAGTAATACCTATTTTAATTGGTGGGTTTGGAAATTGACTTATTCCGCTTATA---ATCGGGTCGCCAGACATAGCTTTCCCACGATTAAATAATTTAAGTTTTTGGCTTCTACCCCCGTCATTAATTATACTATTAGGGTCCTCATTAGTAGAAAATGGGGCAGGTACAGGATGAACTGTATACCCCCCATTAGCTTCAAATATATCTCATTCAGGGCCGTCAGTAGATATA---GCTATTTTTTCTCTACACCTAGCTGGAGCTTCTTCAATTCTAGGAGCTGTAAATTTTATTACTACAATCCTTAATATACGATCAGCAGACATAAAATTAGAGCGTATACCACTATTTGTATGGTCTATTTTAATTACTGTGGTGCTATTATTACTGTCTCTACCTGTGCTTGCAGCT---GCAATTACTATGCTATTAACAGACCGCAACATCAATACTACATTTTTTGACCCTGTTGGTGGTGGGGACCCAATCTTATACCAGCACTTATTCTGATTTTTT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Megaliobdella szidati

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Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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