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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-154 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Bathypectinura heros
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Pectinura tessellata
  • off Frederickstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix
  • January 4, 1878
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Bathypectinura heros (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Bathypectinura heros
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Pectinura tessellata Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Pectinura tessellata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: 3
Lyman 1883, Page 230, Holotype of Pectinura tessellata
Plate III figures 1-3
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Croix
Specific Locality: off Frederickstadt
Verbatim Locality: U.S. Virgin Islands, Off Frederickstadt, St. Croix
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 451 fms
Coordinates: 17° 43´ 0´´ N 64° 55´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1878-01-04; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 4, 1878
station number: 130
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1