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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-165 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolimna antarctica
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
  • South Africa, Prince Edward Islands: Marion Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • 1873-1876 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiolimna antarctica
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioconis antarctica Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophioconis antarctica
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1879
Lyman 1879, Page 44, Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
Plate XIV. Figs. 380-382
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, Prince Edward Islands: Marion Island
Verbatim Locality: off Marion I.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -47.130823° 36.585113° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 390000 m
[no agent data]; 2014-05-22; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 1873-1876 (1873-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1