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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1788 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopteris papillosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiocoma papillosa
  • United States, California : Off Santa Barbara, 5 mi south
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • September 1872 (1872-09-01 - 1872-09-30)
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Ophiopteris papillosa (Lyman, 1875)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiopteris papillosa
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-11
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiocoma papillosa Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma papillosa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1875
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1875, Page 11, Holotype of Ophiocoma papillosa
Media of type text, Lyman 1875. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, California : Off Santa Barbara, 5 mi south
Verbatim Locality: 5 miles south of Santa Barbara California
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 22 fms
Coordinates: 33.783333° -118.96392° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 20591 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-09; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: September 1872 (1872-09-01 - 1872-09-30)
Hassler Expedition
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor in collection 1
Contributed By Project: Hassler Expedition