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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2043

Ophioprium cervicornis (Lyman, 1883)

Holotype of Ophiacantha cervicornis

Date Collected:

1879-02-19

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent | off St. Vincents

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 257, Holotype of Ophiacantha cervicornis Lyman, 1883 Plate V figures 76-78

  • station number: 227

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-09-27   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) poor in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Island:
  • Saint Vincent
  • Specific Locality:
  • off St. Vincents
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • St. Vincent
  • Depth:
  • 573 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 13.1694444, -61.304166 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1879-02-19 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (13° 10′ 10″ N  61° 18′ 15″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1879-02-19
  • Verbatim Date:
  • February 19, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]