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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2125 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolebes vestitus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiolebes vestitus
  • off Tom's Bay
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Chile
  • January 5, 1876
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Ophiolebes vestitus Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiolebes vestitus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 159, Syntype of Ophiolebes vestitus
plate X figs 255-257
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Chile
Specific Locality: off Tom's Bay
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 175 fms
Coordinates: 50° 10´ 0´´ S 74° 42´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1876-01-05; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: January 5, 1876
station number: 308
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 2
Media of type image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2125 Identified as Ophiolebes vestitus type status Syntype of Ophiolebes vestitus. . Description:Specimen with labels

image (image/jpeg)
Media Details
Specimen with labels