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Object ID 0926
Collection Crustacea
Object Name Display
Caption 0926 top
Collector Unknown
Date Unknown
Dimensions H-3 W-12.125 L-15.625 inches
Description Wooden box with glass top containing specimens of creatures from the sea floor.
The object ID number apparenty refers to the case, while the specimens inside as 3/005.
Tags read: Sea Spider/Argulus/Argulus/Amphiopods/Isopods
Contents: One giant Mantis Shrimp (?) exoskeleton)pinned to base/One sea spider pinned to base/One Horseshoe Crab/9 small unknown sea parasites (Argulus?)glued to card, 1 loose in box)/ 5 other small sea parasites (Argulus)glued to card/2 small round unidentified parasites (?) loose in box/ 1 unidentifed parasite(?) pinned to base/3 amphiopods pinned to base/5 Isopods (1 different) pinned to base).
Likely that these items were used, either as a display or as individual items, for the Museum's old Marine dislplay, or as an education kit that could be checked out.
Other Name Marine Display