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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2018 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophialcaea tuberculosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha tuberculosa
  • off Negros
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Philippines
  • January 25, 1875
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Ophialcaea tuberculosa (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophialcaea tuberculosa
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha tuberculosa Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha tuberculosa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 137, Syntype of Ophiacantha tuberculosa
plate VIII figs 204-205
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: Pacific Ocean
Country: Philippines
Specific Locality: off Negros
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 375 fms
Coordinates: 9° 26´ 0´´ N 123° 45´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1875-01-25; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: January 25, 1875
station number: 210
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1