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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1173 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis loricata
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiactis loricata
  • Off Alligator Reef
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • May 8, 1869
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Identifications
Ophiactis loricata Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis loricata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
 
Media of type text, de Pourtales and Lyman 1869. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Off Alligator Reef
General Habitat: Rocky
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 110 fms
Coordinates: 24° 44´ 45´´ N 80° 31´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1869-05-08; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: May 8, 1869
Identifiers
station number: 189, cast 8
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1