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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1260

Ophiochiton nereis Lyman&&1883

Holotype of Amphiura nereis

Date Collected:

1879-01-16/1879-01-17

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Montserrat | off Montserrat

Current Identification
Ophiochiton nereis Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiochitonidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Amphiura nereis Lyman, 1883 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 250, Holotype of Amphiura nereis Lyman, 1883 Plate V figures 61-63

  • station number: 158

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History
tissue (dry) poor; broken in many pieces in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-14
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-11   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-14
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-15
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Montserrat
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Specific Locality:
  • off Montserrat
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Montserrat
  • Depth:
  • 148 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 16.7907610, -62.246692 (Error radius: 28809m) By: [no agent data] on 2020-04-23 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1879-01-16 / 1879-01-17
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 16-17, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]