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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1957

Ophiomitrella laevipellis (Lyman, 1883)

Holotype of Ophiacantha laevipellis

Date Collected:

1879-02-21

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent | off St. Vincent

Current Identification
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
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 259, Holotype of Ophiacantha laevipellis Lyman, 1883 Plate VI figures 82-84

  • station number: 232

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 2022-10-11
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-07   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) fair (broken legs) in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-07

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Island:
  • Saint Vincent
  • Specific Locality:
  • off St. Vincent
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • St. Vincent
  • Depth:
  • 88 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 13.1125000, -61.115277 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1879-02-21 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (13° 6′ 45″ N  61° 6′ 55″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1879-02-21
  • Verbatim Date:
  • February 21, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]