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  • Ophiomitrella granulosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha granulosa
  • Sulu Sea
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Philippines
  • October 26, 1874
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Ophiomitrella granulosa (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomitrella granulosa
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha granulosa Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha granulosa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 138, Syntype of Ophiacantha granulosa
plate VIII figs 206-208
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Philippines
Specific Locality: Sulu Sea
Verbatim Locality: Philippine Is.: Sulu Sea
General Habitat: stones and gravel
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 82 to 102 fms
Coordinates: 7° 3´ 0´´ N 121° 48´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-10-26; Source: Challenger - Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: October 26, 1874
station number: 201
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3