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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1095 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiostigma abnorme
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiostigma africanum
  • Cape Verde, Barlavento islands, São Vicente
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Eastern Central
  • July 27, 1873
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Identifications
Ophiostigma abnorme (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiostigma abnorme
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiostigma africanum Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiostigma africanum
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1879, Page 41, Syntype of Ophiostigma africanum
Plate XIII Figs. 368-370
 
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Cape Verde, Barlavento islands, São Vicente
Verbatim Locality: St. Vincent, Cape de Verde Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 16.847791° -24.969788° (Datum: unknown)
Penny Benson; 2014-06-18; Source: GEOLocate and 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Coordinate Remarks: locality is from original description-no station number or coordinates, see reference for station 93
Collecting Date: July 27, 1873
Collectors
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
Identifiers
station number: 93
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1