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  • Invertebrate Zoology 5467 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Caryophyllia polygona
  • whole animal (unknown)
  • off Havana
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea: Cuba
  • 1867-1869 (1867-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
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Caryophyllia polygona Pourtales, 1878
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae Caryophyllia polygona
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Agassiz et al. 1878, Page 198, [type status needs research] of Caryophyllia polygona
Cairns 1979, Page 53, Other Useful Citation of Caryophyllia polygona
Media of type text, Agassiz et al. 1878. Description:U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
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Media Details
U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Sea: Caribbean Sea
Country: Cuba
Specific Locality: off Havana
Verbatim Locality: Cuba, Havana
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 100 fms
Coordinates: 23.163197° -82.378587° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 7551
Penny Benson; 2017-05-25; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the approximate center of the Bahia Honda for marine specimens
Collecting Date: 1867-1869 (1867-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0
Remarks: [specimen might in type collection but may not be part of type series nor is it referenced in Cairns, 1979 - PBenson October 2020]