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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1668 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocoma (Breviturma) dentata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocoma insularia
  • Hawaii
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: United States: Hawaii: Hawaiian Islands
  • 1859 or 1860 (1859-01-01 - 1860-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophiocoma (Breviturma) dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma (Breviturma) dentata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiocoma insularia Lyman, 1862
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma insularia
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1861
Lyman 1861, Page 80, Syntype of Ophiocoma insularia
plate 15 figures 3,4
Descriptions of  New Ophiuridae
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Descriptions of New Ophiuridae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Hawaii
Island Group: Hawaiian Islands
Specific Locality: Hawaii
Verbatim Locality: Sandwich Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 21.363735° -157.810535° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 948091 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-06; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land in the center of the Hawaiian Islands to include surrounding waters
Collecting Date: 1859 or 1860 (1859-01-01 - 1860-12-31)
Andrew Garrett
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) dry in collection ca.25 many arm fragments included

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