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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1955 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha imago
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha imago
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Heard Islands: Heard Islands
  • February 2, 1874
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Ophiacantha imago Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha imago
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 139, Syntype of Ophiacantha imago
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: Indian Ocean
Country: Heard Islands
Island Group: Heard Islands
Specific Locality: Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Verbatim Locality: off Heard Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 150 fms
Coordinates: 52° 4´ 0´´ S 71° 22´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-02-02; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 2, 1874
station number: 150
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor broken in collection 2