Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Desmolaimus zeelandicus Chitwood, 1936
Catalog Number: USNM 39418
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Slide
Collector(s): B. Chitwood
Year Collected: 1934
Locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
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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 143 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 78
  Temperature range (°C): 7.683 - 9.414
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.204 - 3.611
  Salinity (PPS): 34.654 - 34.845
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.196 - 6.207
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.464 - 0.522
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.428 - 2.944

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 78

Temperature range (°C): 7.683 - 9.414

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.204 - 3.611

Salinity (PPS): 34.654 - 34.845

Oxygen (ml/l): 6.196 - 6.207

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.464 - 0.522

Silicate (umol/l): 2.428 - 2.944
 
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