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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1959 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiotreta lineolata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiacantha lineolata
  • St. Kitts
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • January 14, 1879
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Ophiotreta lineolata (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiotreta lineolata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha lineolata Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha lineolata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 258, Holotype of Ophiacantha lineolata
Plate VI figures 79-81
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Specific Locality: St. Kitts
Verbatim Locality: off St. Kitts
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 208 fms
Coordinates: 17° 17´ 12´´ N 62° 46´ 43´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-14; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 14, 1879
USCSS Blake Expeditions
station number: 148
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor broken in collection 1
Remarks: [specimen description enclosed]