MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2138

Ophiomyces grandis Lyman, 1879

Syntype of Ophiomyces grandis

Date Collected:

1873-10

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: Tristan da Cunha | off Tristan da Cunha

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Current Identification
Ophiomyces grandis Lyman, 1879 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman IIIlinked data icon in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 46, Syntype of Ophiomyces grandis Lyman, 1879 Plate XIV Figs 383-385
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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) ok 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  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)

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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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Southeast
  • Country:
  • Tristan da Cunha
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Specific Locality:
  • off Tristan da Cunha
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Tristan da Cunha,
  • Depth:
  • 1000 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -37.350000°, -12.375000° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1873-10-18 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (37° 21′ 0″ S  12° 22′ 30″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1873-10-01 / 1873-10-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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