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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-164 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolimna antarctica
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Heard Islands: Heard Islands
  • February 2, 1874
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Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiolimna antarctica
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioconis antarctica Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophioconis antarctica
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 44, Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
Plate XIV. Figs. 380-382
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: Heard Islands
Island Group: Heard Islands
Specific Locality: Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Verbatim Locality: off Heard Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 150 fms
Coordinates: 52° 4´ 0´´ S 71° 22´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-02-02; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 2, 1874
station number: 150
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3