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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5432-b

Caryophyllia antillarum Pourtalès, 1874

Paralectotype of Caryophyllia antillarum  
  Syntype of Caryophyllia antillarum

Date Collected:

1871-12-29/1871-12-30

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Barbados | off Sandy Bay

Current Identification
Caryophyllia antillarum Pourtalès, 1874
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae
Determiner: Louis F. Pourtales in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Media of type text, Agassiz and de Pourtales 1874. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vo. IV No. 1

(Media Record)(media file)

Agassiz and de Pourtales 1874 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vo. IV No. 1

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Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) unchecked in collection 1 History

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  • Note by Ardis Johnston - "Designated paralectotype by S. Cairns, 1979 There is a small, empty plastic box with an S. Cairns label and a Zibrowius label, but no specimen. There is a second small box with 2 specimens and the following Cairns Label: "Caryophyllia E Cairns, 1976 separated from type-lot of C. antillarum (MCZ 5432) by S. Cairns -1977" Both of above boxes are in a larger box which contains an old MCZ data label for Caryophyllia antillarum."

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Barbados
  • Specific Locality:
  • off Sandy Bay
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Sandy Bay, Barbados
  • Depth:
  • 100 fms
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Coordinates based on JH Blake's travel journal.
  • Georeference:
  • 13.0500000, -59.583333 (Error radius: 2km) By: Penny Benson on 2013-08-14 (Source: Georeferenced based on locality of Sandy Bay, Barbados)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (13° 3′ 0″ N  59° 35′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1871-12-29 / 1871-12-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • December 29-30, 1871
  • Collector:
  • Hassler Expedition

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