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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1184 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis plana
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiactis plana
  • Off Carysfort Reef
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • March 31, 1869
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Identifications
Ophiactis plana Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis plana
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Reviewed by Gordon Hendler May 2013; Identification Made Date: 1869
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 Carysfort Reef
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 117 fms
Coordinates: 25° 8´ 30´´ N 80° 6´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1869-03-31; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: March 31, 1869
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 photographed by Noe Salgado Ortiz September 2015