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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1403

Ophiolepis gracillima Stimpson, 1854

Syntype of Ophiolepis gracillima

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1854-01-01

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: South Carolina | Charleston Bay, Ft. Johnson

Current Identification
Ophiolepis gracillima Stimpson, 1854 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae
Determiner: William Stimpson in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text, Stimpson 1854 Description: Description

(Media Record)(media file)

Stimpson 1854 Description: Description

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) ok in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-04
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-04   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-04

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • South Carolina
  • Specific Locality:
  • Charleston Bay, Ft. Johnson
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Ft. Johnson Charleston, SC
  • Georeference:
  • 32.7539590, -79.899032 (Error radius: 561m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-06-06 (Source: GEOLocate, Google Maps, http://www.charlestonsfinest.com/sc/forts.htm)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1854-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • <1854
  • Collector:
  • William Stimpson

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