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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2009

Ophiacantha spectabilis G.O. Sars, 1871

Syntype of Ophiacantha spectabilis

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1872-01-01

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast: Norwegian Sea | Norway

Current Identification
Ophiacantha spectabilis G.O. Sars, 1871
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Georg Ossian Sars in 1871
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text; Sars 1871 Description: Christiania;

(Media Record) (Related) (File)

Shows Publication: Sars 1871 Description: Christiania

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Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1 History
tissue (dry) fair in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-25
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-21   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-25

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Northeast
  • Sea:
  • Norwegian Sea
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Norway
  • Specific Locality:
  • Norway
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Norway
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1872-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • Georg Ossian Sars

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