Physical Description

Type Information

Lectotype for Scala apiculata Dall, 1889
Catalog Number: USNM 94890
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 90 to 90
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Lectotype: Dall, W. H. 1889. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 18: 310-311.
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Paralectotype for Scala apiculata Dall, 1889
Catalog Number: USNM 83706
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Fear, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 31 to 31
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paralectotype: Dall, W. H. 1889. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 18: 310-311.
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Holotype for Epitonium apiculatum Dall, 1917
Catalog Number: USNM 111219
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Locality: Lower California to Panama Bay (Type Card), Panama Bay, Gulf of Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 53.9
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 53(2217): 480.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 8 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 5.8 - 90
  Temperature range (°C): 23.720 - 24.635
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.501 - 0.757
  Salinity (PPS): 35.982 - 36.186
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.519 - 4.813
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.100 - 0.126
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 1.672

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 5.8 - 90

Temperature range (°C): 23.720 - 24.635

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.501 - 0.757

Salinity (PPS): 35.982 - 36.186

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.519 - 4.813

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.100 - 0.126

Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 1.672
 
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