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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1916 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolimna bairdi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi
  • United States, New York, Southeast off Montauk Point, Long Island
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest
  • July 20, 1880
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Identifications
Ophiolimna bairdi (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiolimna bairdi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha bairdi Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha bairdi
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 256, Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi
Plate V figures 70-72
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, New York, Southeast off Montauk Point, Long Island
Verbatim Locality: New York, Southeast off Montauk Point, Long Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1394 fms
Coordinates: 39° 25´ 30´´ N 70° 58´ 40´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1880-07-20; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: July 20, 1880
Collectors
USCSS Blake Expeditions
Identifiers
station number: 340
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1