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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1475 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioplus (Unioplus) patulus
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura patula
  • Antarctica, off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • February 26, 1874
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Amphioplus (Unioplus) patulus (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioplus (Unioplus) patulus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura patula Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura patula
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 31, Syntype of Amphiura patula
Plate XXXI Figs 335-337
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Antarctica, off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land
Verbatim Locality: off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land, Antactica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1975 fms
Coordinates: 65° 26´ 0´´ S 95° 44´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-02-26; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 26, 1874
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
station number: 156
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1