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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1304 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Amphiura) atlantica
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura dilatata
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: South Africa
  • December 17, 1873
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Identifications
Amphiura (Amphiura) atlantica Ljungman, 1867
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Amphiura) atlantica
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura dilatata Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura dilatata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1879, Page 26, Syntype of Amphiura dilatata
Plate XI Figs. 314-316
 
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: South Africa
Specific Locality: Cape of Good Hope
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 98 fms
Coordinates: 34° 41´ 0´´ S 18° 36´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1873-12-17; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: December 17, 1873
Identifiers
station number: 141
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3