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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1019 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocten hastatum
  • partial animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocten pacificum
  • Gulf of Panama, Azuero Peninsula, Punta Mala, SE of
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Panama
  • March 10, 1891
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Ophiocten hastatum Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten hastatum
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocten pacificum Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten pacificum
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 131, Syntype of Ophiocten pacificum
plate III figs 5-7
Media of type text, Lutken and Mortensen 1899. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Panama
Specific Locality: Gulf of Panama, Azuero Peninsula, Punta Mala, SE of
Verbatim Locality: Gulf of Panama
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1270 fms
Coordinates: 7° 5´ 30´´ N 79° 40´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-03-10; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: March 10, 1891
station number: 3392
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (70% ethanol) poor (missing arms) in collection 5