Physical Description

Type Information

Lectotype for Limacina helicoides Jeffeys, 1877
Catalog Number: USNM 169400
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Depth (m): 2652 to 2652
Vessel: Valorous R/V
  • Lectotype: Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 4, 19: 338.
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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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): 551 - 2652
  Temperature range (°C): 1.878 - 11.639
  Nitrate (umol/L): 15.406 - 31.735
  Salinity (PPS): 34.729 - 35.560
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.108 - 6.351
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.927 - 2.210
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.676 - 91.473

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 551 - 2652

Temperature range (°C): 1.878 - 11.639

Nitrate (umol/L): 15.406 - 31.735

Salinity (PPS): 34.729 - 35.560

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.108 - 6.351

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.927 - 2.210

Silicate (umol/l): 6.676 - 91.473
 
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