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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1242 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis plana
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiactis plana
  • off Tortugas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • January 16, 1868
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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 Tortugas
Verbatim Locality: Florida: off Tortugas
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 13 fms
Coordinates: 24.665151° -82.855398° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 5421 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-08; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the Tortugas including land and sea
Collecting Date: January 16, 1868
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 found dry in 1998 by ES