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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1170

Ophiactis kroeyeri Lütken, 1856

Syntype of Ophiolepis atacamensis

Date Collected:

1853-06-01/1854-12-31

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Chile: Atacama Region | Chile; Atacama, Isle Blanco

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Identified as Ophiactis kroeyeri type status Syntype of Ophiolepis atacamensis.  Aspect: dorsal

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Ophiactis kroeyeri. Syntype. Aspect: dorsal

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Identified as Ophiactis kroeyeri type status Syntype of Ophiolepis atacamensis.  Aspect: labels

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Ophiactis kroeyeri. Syntype. Aspect: labels

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Identified as Ophiactis kroeyeri type status Syntype of Ophiolepis atacamensis.  Aspect: ventral

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1170 Ophiactis kroeyeri. Syntype. Aspect: ventral

Current Identification
Ophiactis kroeyeri Lütken, 1856 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiolepis atacamensis Philippi, 1860 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae
Determiner: Rudolph Amandus Philippi in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text, Philippi 1860 Description: The Atacama desert journey through the command of the Chilean government in the summer of 1853-1854

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Philippi 1860 Description: The Atacama desert journey through the command of the Chilean government in the summer of 1853-1854

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken - fair in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Alana Rivera 2022-12-08
Remarks: adjusted locality, added image
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Southeast
  • Country:
  • Chile
  • State/Province:
  • Atacama Region
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [unknown]
  • Specific Locality:
  • Chile; Atacama, Isle Blanco
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Chile; Atacama, Isle Blanco
  • Georeference:
  • -27.393180, -70.911342 (Error radius: 257865m) By: Alana Rivera on 2022-12-08 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1853-06-01 / 1854-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • summer 1853-1854
  • Collector:
  • Rudolph Amandus Philippi

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  • [Masked]