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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1304

Amphiura (Amphiura) atlantica Ljungman, 1867

Syntype of Amphiura dilatata

Date Collected:

1873-12-17

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: South Africa | Cape of Good Hope

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Amphiura dilatata Lyman, 1879 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 26, Syntype of Amphiura dilatata Lyman, 1879 Plate XI Figs. 314-316
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

  • station number: 141

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 date=2022-09-30   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-08-12
Remarks: Localities vetted
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Southeast
  • Country:
  • South Africa
  • Specific Locality:
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Depth:
  • 98 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -34.683333, 18.6000000 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1873-12-17 (Source: Challenger Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (34° 41′ 0″ S  18° 36′ 0″ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1873-12-17
  • Verbatim Date:
  • December 17, 1873
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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  • [Masked]