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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1510 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocentrus putnami
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiocentrus putnami
  • off Hong Kong
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: South China Sea: China
  • 1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
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Ophiocentrus putnami (Lyman, 1871)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiocentrus putnami
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-11
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocnida putnami Lyman, 1871
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiocnida putnami
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1871
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1871, Page 11, Holotype of Ophiocentrus putnami
Plate 1 figure 1
Media of type text, Lyman 1871. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 4
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 4
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Sea: South China Sea
Country: China
Specific Locality: off Hong Kong
Verbatim Locality: Hong Kong, China
Collecting Method: wild caught
Collecting Source: unknown
Coordinates: 22.449814° 114.075075° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 35680 m
Penny Benson; 2017-05-23; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the approximate center of Hong Kong to include marine locality
Collecting Date: 1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 1