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Cairns, 2000 YES MINERAL ARAGONITE
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Paratype for Colangia multipalifera Cairns, 2000
Catalog Number: USNM 99255
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Rio Bueno, Near Discovery Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 20 to 20
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. 2000. Studies On The Natural History Of The Caribbean Region. 75: 1-240, figs.2,6,129-132.
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Paratype for Colangia multipalifera Cairns, 2000
Catalog Number: USNM 99254
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Discovery Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. 2000. Studies On The Natural History Of The Caribbean Region. 75: 1-240, figs.2,6,129-132.
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Holotype for Colangia multipalifera Cairns, 2000
Catalog Number: USNM 99253
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Discovery Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Holotype: Cairns, S. D. 2000. Studies On The Natural History Of The Caribbean Region. 75: 1-240, figs.2,6,129-132.
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Paratype for Colangia multipalifera Cairns, 2000
Catalog Number: USNM 99256
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Rio Bueno, Near Discovery Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 20 to 20
  • Paratype: Cairns, S. D. 2000. Studies On The Natural History Of The Caribbean Region. 75: 1-240, figs.2,6,129-132.
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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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