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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2131 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyces frutectosus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiomyces frutectosus
  • off Sand Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • May 15, 1868
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Ophiomyces frutectosus Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomyces frutectosus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification made date: 1869
Media of type text, de Pourtales and Lyman 1869. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
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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: off Sand Key
Verbatim Locality: Florida: off Sand Key
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 100 fms
Coordinates: 24.356772° -81.931444° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 13947 m
Penny Benson; 2020-10-29; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: Station data unavailable per Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: May 15, 1868
station number: Cast No. 3
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1