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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1285

Amphiura acacia Lyman, 1879

Syntype of Amphiura acacia

Date Collected:

1875-06-04

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan | off southern Japan

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Identified as Amphiura acacia type status Syntype of Amphiura acacia.  Aspect: labels

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Amphiura acacia. Syntype. Aspect: labels

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Identified as Amphiura acacia type status Syntype of Amphiura acacia.  Aspect: dorsal

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Amphiura acacia. Syntype. Aspect: dorsal

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Identified as Amphiura acacia type status Syntype of Amphiura acacia.  Aspect: ventral

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Amphiura acacia. Syntype. Aspect: ventral

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Identified as Amphiura acacia type status Syntype of Amphiura acacia.  Aspect: container

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1285 Amphiura acacia. Syntype. Aspect: container

Current Identification
Amphiura acacia Lyman, 1879 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 21, Syntype of Amphiura acacia Lyman, 1879 Plate XI Figs. 292-294
Media type: text, Lyman 1879 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1879 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

  • collector number: 2160
  • station number: 235

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Northwest
  • Country:
  • Japan
  • Specific Locality:
  • off southern Japan
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off southern Japan
  • Depth:
  • 565 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 34.1166666, 138.000000 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1875-06-04 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (34° 7′ 0″ N  138° 0′ 0″ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1875-06-04
  • Verbatim Date:
  • June 4, 1875
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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  • [Masked]