Overview

Comprehensive Description

Type locality

North East of Daytona Beach, FL, 29°39´N, 79°49´W, 781 m.

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Type Data

Syntypes, one male, one ovigerous female, USNM 11490.

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Synonymy

Munidopsis acuminata Benedict, 1902: 277, fig. 21 (off South Carolina, 781 m). — Doflein & Balss, 1913: 177 (list). — Chace, 1942: 73 (key). — Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1970: 139 (key). — Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971: 6 (key). — Macpherson & Segonzac, 2005: 8, fig. 1 (examination of syntypes, off South Carolina, 781 m).

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Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Munidopsis acuminata Benedict, 1902
Catalog Number: USNM 11490
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1886
Locality: Off Saint Augustine, Florida, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 770 to 770
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 770 - 781
  Temperature range (°C): 8.370 - 8.370
  Nitrate (umol/L): 23.632 - 23.632
  Salinity (PPS): 35.177 - 35.177
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.334 - 3.334
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.604 - 1.604
  Silicate (umol/l): 13.503 - 13.503

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 770 - 781
 
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