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  • Ophiomyces grandis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiomyces grandis
  • off Tristan da Cunha
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: Tristan da Cunha
  • [no verbatim date data] (1873-10-01 - 1873-10-31)
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Ophiomyces grandis Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomyces grandis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 46, Syntype of Ophiomyces grandis
Plate XIV Figs 383-385
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Tristan da Cunha
Specific Locality: off Tristan da Cunha
Verbatim Locality: Tristan da Cunha,
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1000 fms
Coordinates: 37° 21´ 0´´ S 12° 22´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1873-10-18; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1873-10-01 - 1873-10-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1