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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2132 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyces frutectosus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyces frutectosus
  • off Conch Reef
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • May 11, 1869
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Ophiomyces frutectosus Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomyces frutectosus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
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: off Conch Reef
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 77 to 117 fms
Coordinates: 24° 52´ 20´´ N 80° 22´ 20´´ W (Datum: WGS84)
[no agent data]; 1869-05-11; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: (for depth of 77fms)
Collecting Date: May 11, 1869
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair broken in collection 2