MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1389

Amphiura (Amphiura) incana Lyman, 1879

Syntype of Amphiura incana

Date Collected:

1873-12-17

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

Media type: image;   Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1389 Description: Preserved specimen.;

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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 incana Lyman, 1879 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman IIIlinked data icon in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 20, Syntype of Amphiura incana Lyman, 1879 Plate XI Figs. 285-287
Media type: text; Lyman 1879 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2;

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

  • station number: 141

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-11-04
subsampled by = Nina Black   determined date=2022-11-01   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (70% ethanol) fair (some broken arms) in collection 1 History (3)

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 2022-11-04

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Southeast
  • Country:
  • South Africa
  • Specific Locality:
  • Cape of Good Hope, Simons Bay
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope
  • Depth:
  • 10 - 20 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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