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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-1968 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha moniliformis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha moniliformis
  • Mexico: near Las Tres Marias Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • 18 Apr 1891
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Identifications
Ophiacantha moniliformis Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha moniliformis
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 171, Syntype of Ophiacantha moniliformis
plate XVII figs 5-8
 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Mexico: near Las Tres Marias Islands
Collecting Method: Small Beam Trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 680 fms
Coordinates: 21° 19´ 0´´ N 106° 24´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-04-18; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 18 Apr 1891
Collectors
USFC Steamer Albatross
Identifiers
station number: 3425
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1