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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1170 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis kroeyeri
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiolepis atacamensis
  • Chile; Atacama, Isle Blanco
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • summer 1853-1854 (1853-06-01 - 1854-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophiactis kroeyeri Lütken, 1856
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis kroeyeri
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiolepis atacamensis Philippi, 1860
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiolepis atacamensis
Identified by Rudolph Amandus Philippi in 1860
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
 
The Atacama desert journey through the command of the Chilean government in the summer of 1853-1854
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Media Details
The Atacama desert journey through the command of the Chilean government in the summer of 1853-1854
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Chile; Atacama, Isle Blanco
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -28.515843° -71.000083° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-09; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: summer 1853-1854 (1853-06-01 - 1854-12-31)
Collectors
Rudolph Amandus Philippi
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken - fair in collection 1