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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2047 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthaca chelys
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype?
  • Canary Islands, west of
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Eastern Central
  • February 18, 1873
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Ophioplinthaca chelys (C.W. Thomson, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophioplinthaca chelys
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha chelys Wyville Thomson, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha chelys
Identified by Charles Wyville Thomson
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1878
Citations
Thomson 1878, Syntype? of Ophiacantha chelys
page 62 Fig. 16, page 63 Fig. 17
 
The Voyage of the
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The Voyage of the "Challenger"
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Canary Islands, west of
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1525 fms
Coordinates: 25° 45´ 0´´ N 20° 12´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1873-02-18; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: February 18, 1873
Collectors
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
Identifiers
station number: 3
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair, arms missing in collection 2
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