Starfish

This microscope slides contains aperture papillae from a starfish. The starfish was collected on board HMS Challenger at sampling station 325 in the Argentine Basin.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
263/1903/4001
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Collection Area Region
South America
Collector Excavator
Sladen, Mr Walter Percy (from the collection of): HMS Challenger (1872-76)
Common Name
Starfish
Simple Name
Starfish
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
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PTERASTERIDAE: Hymenaster pergamentaceus Sladen: sea-star