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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1649 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiochiton fastigatus
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiochiton carinatus
  • Off Panama
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Panama
  • February 23, 1891
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Ophiochiton fastigatus Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiochitonidae Ophiochiton fastigatus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiochiton carinatus Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiochitonidae Ophiochiton carinatus
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 164, Syntype of Ophiochiton carinatus
plate XIV figs 1-3
Media of type text, Lutken and Mortensen 1899. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Panama
Specific Locality: Off Panama
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 322 fms
Coordinates: 7° 9´ 45´´ N 80° 50´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1891-02-23; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: February 23, 1891
station number: 3354
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) fair, arms missing in collection 1