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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1536 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioplus (Amphioplus) macilentus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Amphiura macilenta
  • United States, Massachusetts, 1 mile west by south off Martha's Vineyard
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • July 16, 1881
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Amphioplus (Amphioplus) macilentus (Verrill, 1882)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioplus (Amphioplus) macilentus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura macilenta Verrill, 1882
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura macilenta
Identified by Addison Emery Verrill
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1882
Citations
Verrill 1882, Page 31, Syntype of Amphiura macilenta

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, Massachusetts, 1 mile west by south off Martha's Vineyard
Verbatim Locality: Atlantic Ocean, west by south 1 mile off Martha's Vineyard
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 63 fms
Coordinates: 40° 13´ 0´´ N 70° 41´ 51´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1881-07-16; Source: Bulletin of the United States FIsh Commission - Fish Hawk Station Data
Collecting Date: July 16, 1881
Collectors
Steamer Fish Hawk
U. S. Fish Commission
Identifiers
station number: 920
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection ca.30