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  • Ophiochiton fastigatus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiochiton fastigatus
  • Off Sagami Bay
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • May 12, 1875
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Ophiochiton fastigatus Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiochitonidae Ophiochiton fastigatus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 132, Syntype of Ophiochiton fastigatus
plate VII figs 182, 183
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: Off Sagami Bay
Verbatim Locality: Japan: Off Sagami Bay
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 345 fms
Coordinates: 35° 11´ 0´´ N 139° 28´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1875-05-12; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: May 12, 1875
station number: 232
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1