MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1324

Amphiura lunaris Lyman, 1878

Holotype of Amphiura lunaris

Date Collected:

1878-02-15

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida | West of Tortugas

Current Identification
Amphiura lunaris Lyman, 1878 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman IIIlinked data icon in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID

Agassiz et al. 1878, page 226, Holotype of Amphiura lunaris Lyman, 1878 Plate II, figs 31+-33
Media type: text; Agassiz et al. 1878 Description: U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids;

(Media Record) (Related) (File)

Shows Publication: Agassiz et al. 1878 Description: U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids

  • station number: 29

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1 History (3)
tissue (dry) poor, broken in small pieces in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-11
subsampled by = Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-07   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-07
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-16
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Florida
  • Specific Locality:
  • West of Tortugas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Florida; Gulf of Mexico, west of Tortugas
  • Depth:
  • 955 fms
  • Habitat Description:
  • bottom temp: 39° F
  • Georeference:
  • 24.6000000°, -84.083333° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1878-02-15 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 36′ 0″ N  84° 5′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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