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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1493 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Amphiura) maxima
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura maxima
  • Arafura Sea
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Indonesia
  • September 10, 1874
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Identifications
Amphiura (Amphiura) maxima Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Amphiura) maxima
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Amphiura maxima Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura maxima
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1879, Page 10, Syntype of Amphiura maxima
Plate XI Figs. 278-281
 
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: Pacific Ocean
Country: Indonesia
Specific Locality: Arafura Sea
Verbatim Locality: Torres Strait
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 28 fms
Coordinates: 9° 59´ 0´´ S 139° 42´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-09-10; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: September 10, 1874
Identifiers
station number: 188
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1