Overview

Comprehensive Description

Type locality

South of Madalena Bay, Baja California, 23°23.5´N, 112°30´W, 3219 m.

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Type Data

Holotype, female, USNM 141453.

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Synonymy

Munidopsis albatrossae Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1973: 163, figs 1, 2 (Eastern Pacific S of Madalena Bay, Baja California, Mexico and off Central America, 3219–3570 m). — Hendrickx & Harvey, 1999: 376 (list). — Baba, 2005: 284 (key, synonymies). — Jones & Macpherson, 2007: 480, fig. 2A (East Pacific Rise, Monterey Bay, 2550–2891 m).
Munidopsis aries. — Ambler, 1980: 17 (off Oregon, 2850–3025 m). — Wicksten, 1989: 315 (list) (not M. aries (A. Milne Edwards, 1880).

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Munidopsis albatrossae Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1973
Catalog Number: USNM 141453
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1911
Locality: S Of Magdalena Bay, Baja California, Mexico, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 3219 to 3219
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2891 - 3680
  Temperature range (°C): 1.560 - 1.866
  Nitrate (umol/L): 38.637 - 39.760
  Salinity (PPS): 34.658 - 34.677
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.559 - 2.700
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.736 - 2.839
  Silicate (umol/l): 160.941 - 175.702

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2891 - 3680

Temperature range (°C): 1.560 - 1.866

Nitrate (umol/L): 38.637 - 39.760

Salinity (PPS): 34.658 - 34.677

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.559 - 2.700

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.736 - 2.839

Silicate (umol/l): 160.941 - 175.702
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Munidopsis albatrossae

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.

TGGCGATGA------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CCA---------ATTTATAATGTAATTGTCACTGCCCACGCTTTTGTGATAATTTTTTTCATAGTAATACCTATTATAATTGGCGGATTTGGAAACTGATTAATTCCACTAATA---TTAGGAGCCCCCGATATAGCCTTCCCGCGAATAAACAACATAAGATTTTGACTTCTACCCCCATCGCTCACGCTCTTACTAATAAGAGGGATAGTAGAAAGGGGGGTAGGAACAGGATGAACCGTTTACCCTCCTTTAGCCTCCAGTATTGCCCACGCCGGGGCCTCAGTCGATATA---GCAATCTTTTCTCTTCACTTAGCAGGAGTCTCTTCAATCTTAGGATCAGTTAACTTCATAACAACCGTAATCAACATACGAGCCGAAGGTATAACACTAGATCGAATCCCACTATTTATTTGAGCTGTATTTATTACAACTGTACTCCTACTTCTCTCTCTCCCAGTATTAGCCGGA---GCCATTACCATATTATTAACAGACCGCAACCTTAACACATCTTTCTTTGATCCC---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Munidopsis albatrossae

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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