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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1916

Ophiolimna bairdi (Lyman, 1883)

Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi

Date Collected:

1880-07-20

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: United States | [coordinate data only]

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Identified as Ophiolimna bairdi type status Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi. . Aspect: labels

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Ophiolimna bairdi. Holotype. Aspect: labels

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Identified as Ophiolimna bairdi type status Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi. . Aspect: dorsal

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Ophiolimna bairdi. Holotype. Aspect: dorsal

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Identified as Ophiolimna bairdi type status Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi. . Aspect: ventral

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-1916 Ophiolimna bairdi. Holotype. Aspect: ventral

Current Identification
Ophiolimna bairdi (Lyman, 1883) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiacantha bairdi Lyman, 1883 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 256, Holotype of Ophiacantha bairdi Lyman, 1883 Plate V figures 70-72

  • station number: 340

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-20
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Northwest
  • Country:
  • United States
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • https://marineregions.org/mrgid/25365 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • New York, Southeast off Montauk Point, Long Island
  • Depth:
  • 1394 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 39.4250000, -70.977777 (Error radius: Unknown) By: [no agent data] on 1880-07-20 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (39° 25′ 30″ N  70° 58′ 40″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1880-07-20
  • Verbatim Date:
  • July 20, 1880
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]