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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1465

Amphioplus cuneatus (Lyman, 1878)

Holotype of Amphiura cuneata

Date Collected:

1878-02-24/1878-02-28

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

Current Identification
Amphioplus cuneatus (Lyman, 1878) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Amphiura cuneata Lyman, 1878 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 225, Holotype of Amphiura cuneata Lyman, 1878 plate II figs 34-36
Media type: text, Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 43

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-09-30   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-16
Remarks: Localities vetted
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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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:
  • W. of Tortugas
  • Depth:
  • 339 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 24.1333333, -82.850000 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1877-12-31 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 8′ 0″ N  82° 51′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1878-02-24 / 1878-02-28
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Feb 24-28, 1878
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]