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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-165 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolimna antarctica
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
  • off Marion Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: South Africa: Marion Island
  • 1873-1876 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
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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: South Africa
Island: Marion Island
Specific Locality: off Marion Island
Verbatim Locality: off Marion I.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1375 fms
Coordinates: -46.894895° 37.749671° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 20531 m
Penny Benson; 2021-03-08; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to Marion Island, area outside polygon represents marine specimens
Collecting Date: 1873-1876 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1