Basket Star Specimen

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  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Marine Invertebrates
  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)


  • Collected on the United States Exploring Expedition in the South Atlantic Ocean, 1841.
  • Scientific name: Astrocladus euryale
  • USNM Cat. No. 3639.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 016, Image No. MNH-3915

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1880
  • 1880s

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Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-3915]

Physical description

7 x 5;

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