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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-123 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiarachnella angulata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Pectinura angulata
  • off Frederickstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix
  • January 5, 1879
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Identifications
Ophiarachnella angulata (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophiarachnella angulata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Pectinura angulata Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Pectinura angulata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 232, Holotype of Pectinura angulata
Plate III figures 7-9
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Croix
Specific Locality: off Frederickstadt
Verbatim Locality: Off St. Cruz, Frederickstadt
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 248 fms
Coordinates: 17° 37´ 15´´ N 64° 48´ 20´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-05; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: January 5, 1879
Collectors
USCSS Blake Expeditions
Identifiers
station number: 134
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1