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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1438

Microphiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852)

Syntype of Ophiolepis atra

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1852-01-01

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

Current Identification
Microphiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiolepis atra Stimpson, 1854
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae
Determiner: William Stimpson on 1852-06-02
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Published by the BSNH in 1854, Stimpson described and presented this type on June 2, 1852

Media of type text, Stimpson 1854. Description:Description

(Media Record)(media file)

Stimpson 1854 Description: Description

  • collector number: 246

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)

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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:
  • Charleston Bay, Ft. Johnson
  • 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 / 1852-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • <1852
  • Collector:
  • William Stimpson

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  • None

  • [Masked]

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