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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2051

Ophioplinthaca incisa (Lyman, 1883)

Holotype of Ophiomitra incisa

Date Collected:

1879-01-05

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix | Off Ham's Bluff, Saint Croix

Current Identification
Ophioplinthaca incisa (Lyman, 1883) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiomitra incisa Lyman, 1883 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 263, Holotype of Ophiomitra incisa Lyman, 1883 Plate VI figures 89-90

  • station number: 131

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)
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 2022-10-04
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-04   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-04

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  • description of specimen 'in life' enclosed

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Island:
  • Saint Croix
  • Specific Locality:
  • Off Ham's Bluff, Saint Croix
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Off Ham's Bluff, Santa Cruz Islands
  • Depth:
  • 580 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 17.6458333, -64.913888 (Error radius: Unknown) By: [no agent data] on 1879-01-05 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (17° 38′ 45″ N  64° 54′ 50″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1879-01-05
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 5, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]