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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1466 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioplus (Unioplus) daleus
  • whole animal (dry); partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura dalea
  • High Seas; off Rio de La Plata
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: High Seas
  • March 2, 1876
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Amphioplus (Unioplus) daleus Lyman, 1897
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioplus (Unioplus) daleus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura dalea Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura dalea
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 27, Syntype of Amphiura dalea
Plate XII Figs. 320-322
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: High Seas; off Rio de La Plata
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 2650 fms
Coordinates: 36° 44´ 0´´ S 46° 16´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1876-03-02; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: March 2, 1876
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
station number: 325
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) good deaccessioned - used up 1 1 cm piece of arm already broken off from central disk
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 2