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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2048 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiurothamnus discycla
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiomitra exigua
  • south of Havana
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba
  • December 1877 - March 1878 (1877-12-01 - 1878-03-31)
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Identifications
Ophiurothamnus discycla (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiurothamnus discycla
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiomitra exigua Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomitra exigua
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification made date: 1878
Citations
Agassiz et al. 1878, Page 231, Holotype of Ophiomitra exigua
Plate I, figs 4-6
 
Media of type text, Agassiz et al. 1878. Description:U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
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Media Details
U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
Specific Locality: south of Havana
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 242 fms
Coordinates: 22° 9´ 30´´ N 82° 21´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1878-01-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: Also referred to as Sigsbee Station 11
Collecting Date: December 1877 - March 1878 (1877-12-01 - 1878-03-31)
Identifiers
station number: 58
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1