Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Xylophaga californica Bartsch, 1921
Catalog Number: USNM 209876
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Locality: off Pt. Pinos Light, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 137 to 198
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 34: 31,32.
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Holotype for Xylophaga washingtona Bartsch, 1921
Catalog Number: USNM 334479
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): C. Engberg
Locality: San Juan Id., Washington, United States, North Pacific Ocean
  • Holotype:
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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): 561 - 561
  Temperature range (°C): 3.831 - 3.831
  Nitrate (umol/L): 45.425 - 45.425
  Salinity (PPS): 34.137 - 34.137
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.582 - 0.582
  Phosphate (umol/l): 3.035 - 3.035
  Silicate (umol/l): 108.712 - 108.712
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at British Antarctic Survey
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Source: Ocean Genome Resource

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