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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1185 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis plana
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiactis plana
  • Key West
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • 1868 (1868-01-01 - 1868-12-31)
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Ophiactis plana Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis plana
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
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: Key West
Verbatim Locality: Key West, Florida
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 24.555702° -81.782591° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 4169 m
Penny Benson; 2017-05-12; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the approximate center of Key West though these are marine specimens - collected outside of polygon
Collecting Date: 1868 (1868-01-01 - 1868-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1 photographed by Noe Salgado Ortiz September 2015