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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2112 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha meridionalis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha meridionalis
  • Florida, South of Marquesas Keys
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • February 11, 1869
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Identifications
Ophiacantha meridionalis Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha meridionalis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
Ophiacantha pentacrinus Lütken, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha pentacrinus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Citations
 
Media of type text, de Pourtales and Lyman 1869. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida, South of Marquesas Keys
Verbatim Locality: South of Marquesas Keys
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 132 fms
Coordinates: 24° 18´ 45´´ N 82° 11´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1869-02-11; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: February 11, 1869
Identifiers
field number: Cast no. 2
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (some broken arms) in collection 1