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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1161

Ophiactis abyssicola (M. Sars, 1861)

Syntype of Ophiactis cuspidata

Date Collected:

1874-07-14

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: New Zealand | near Kermadec Islands

Current Identification
Ophiactis abyssicola (M. Sars, 1861) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 38, Syntype of Ophiactis cuspidata Lyman, 1879 Plate XIII Figs 359-361
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1879 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

  • collector number: 2178
  • station number: 170

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2 History

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Southwest
  • Country:
  • New Zealand
  • Specific Locality:
  • near Kermadec Islands
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [only station data]
  • Depth:
  • 520 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -29.750000, -178.18333 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1874-07-14 (Source: 'Challenger Expedition' List of Observing Stations C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (29° 45′ 0″ S  178° 11′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1874-07-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • July 14, 1874
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None