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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2043 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioprium cervicornis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiacantha cervicornis
  • off St. Vincents
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent
  • February 19, 1879
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Ophioprium cervicornis (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophioprium cervicornis
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha cervicornis Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha cervicornis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 257, Holotype of Ophiacantha cervicornis
Plate V figures 76-78
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Island: Saint Vincent
Specific Locality: off St. Vincents
Verbatim Locality: St. Vincent
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 573 fms
Coordinates: 13° 10´ 10´´ N 61° 18´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-19; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 19, 1879
station number: 227
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor in collection 1