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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1469 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioplus (Lymanella) laevis
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Amphiura laevis
  • Philippines
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Philippines
  • July 1873 (1873-07-01 - 1873-07-31)
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Amphioplus (Lymanella) laevis (Lyman, 1874)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioplus (Lymanella) laevis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura laevis Lyman, 1874
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura laevis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1874
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1874, Page 229, Holotype of Amphiura laevis
Plate IV, Figs. 18-21
Media of type text, Lyman 1874. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. III no. 10
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. III no. 10
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Philippines
Specific Locality: Philippines
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 6 to 35 fms
Coordinates: 9.639465° 123.40625° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 827112 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-05; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the center of the Philippines, including the coasts. Which coast or island is completely uncertain
Collecting Date: July 1873 (1873-07-01 - 1873-07-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1