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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1389 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Amphiura) incana
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura incana
  • Cape of Good Hope, Simons Bay
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: South Africa
  • December 17, 1873
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Amphiura (Amphiura) incana Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Amphiura) incana
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura incana Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura incana
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1879
Citations
Lyman 1879, Page 20, Syntype of Amphiura incana
Plate XI Figs. 285-287
 
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, Simons Bay
Verbatim Locality: Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 10 to 20 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
Collectors
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
Identifiers
station number: 141
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) fair (some broken arms) in collection 1