Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Calliostoma scurra Quinn, 1992
Catalog Number: USNM 860264
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Orinoco River, Mouth Of River, Venezuela, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 33 to 35
Vessel: Pillsbury R/V
  • Holotype: Quinn, J. F. 1992. The Nautilus. 106(3): 110-111.
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Paratype for Calliostoma scurra Quinn, 1992
Catalog Number: USNM 887099
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Orinoco River Mouth, Venezuela, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 33 to 35
Vessel: Pillsbury R/V
  • Paratype: Quinn, J. F. 1992. The Nautilus. 106(3): 110-111.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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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): 34 - 34
  Temperature range (°C): 26.966 - 26.966
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.041 - 2.041
  Salinity (PPS): 35.845 - 35.845
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.227 - 4.227
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.264 - 0.264
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.373 - 3.373
 
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