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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1508 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocentrus pilosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiocnida pilosa
  • Bass Strait, East Moncoeur Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia
  • April 2, 1874 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
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Ophiocentrus pilosa (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiocentrus pilosa
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocnida pilosa Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiocnida pilosa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 32, Paratype of Ophiocnida pilosa
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
Country: Australia
Specific Locality: Bass Strait, East Moncoeur Island
Verbatim Locality: off East Moncoeur Island, Bass Strait
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 38 to 40 fms
Coordinates: -39.23103° 146.53901° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 15843 m
Penny Benson; 2014-08-01; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates unavailable in 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: April 2, 1874 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
station number: 162
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1