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  • Ophiostigma abnorme
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiocnida abnormis
  • NW of Dry Tortugas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico: United States
  • February - March 1898 (1878-02-01 - 1878-03-31)
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Ophiostigma abnorme (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiostigma abnorme
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocnida abnormis Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiocnida abnormis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Agassiz et al. 1878, Page 227, Holotype of Ophiocnida abnormis
Plate II, figs 37-39
Media of type text, Agassiz et al. 1878. Description:U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
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Media Details
U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
Specific Locality: NW of Dry Tortugas
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 101 fms
Coordinates: 25° 33´ 0´´ N 84° 21´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1878-02-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February - March 1898 (1878-02-01 - 1878-03-31)
Collecting Event Remarks: Type descriptions may include NW of Cuba but the coordinates place this in US waters off Florida
station number: 45
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1