MCZ Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5532

Distichopora barbadensis Pourtalès, 1874

Syntype of Distichopora barbadensis

Date Collected:


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

Media type: image;   Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5532 Description: Preserved specimen.;

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Current Identification
Distichopora barbadensis Pourtalès, 1874
Animalia Cnidaria Hydrozoa Hydrocorallina Stylasterina Stylasteridae
Determiner: Louis F. Pourtales in 1874
Nature of ID: type ID

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

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: tissue; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2023-06-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2023-06-23   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2023-06-30

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  • Piece sent to Cairns/USNM as exchange (6.ix.1983) Preservation: dry. Condition: fair.

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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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Media type: text; Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5526;  CNID-5527;  CNID-5528;  CNID-5529;  CNID-5530;  CNID-5531;  CNID-5532;  CNID-5533;  CNID-5536;  CNID-5537;  CNID-5538;  CNID-5543;  CNID-5546;  CNID-5548;  CNID-5549;  CNID-5550;  CNID-5547-b;  CNID-5547-a Description: MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.225;

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