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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1951 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopristis hirsuta
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha hirsuta
  • off Sandy Bay
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Barbados
  • December 29-30, 1871 (1871-12-29 - 1871-12-30)
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Ophiopristis hirsuta (Lyman, 1875)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiopristis hirsuta
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha hirsuta Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha hirsuta
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1875
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1875, Page 12, Syntype of Ophiacantha hirsuta
Plate II figures 21-23
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: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Barbados
Specific Locality: off Sandy Bay
Verbatim Locality: off Sandy Bay, Barbados
Locality Remarks: Coordinates based on JH Blake's travel journal.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 100 fms
Coordinates: 13° 3´ 0´´ N 59° 35´ 0´´ W (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2 km
Penny Benson; 2013-08-14; Source: Georeferenced based on locality of Sandy Bay, Barbados
Collecting Date: December 29-30, 1871 (1871-12-29 - 1871-12-30)
collector number: 1140
dredging number: 217P-220P
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1
Contributed By Project: Hassler Expedition