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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2177 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha heterotyla
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha heterotyla
  • off Wata Mooli (Wattamolla)
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: Australia: New South Wales
  • February-March 1898 (1898-02-01 - 1898-03-31)
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Ophiacantha heterotyla H.L. Clark, 1909
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha heterotyla
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1909
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 542, Paratype of Ophiacantha heterotyla
Media of type text, Clark 1911. Description:North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
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Media Details
North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: New South Wales
Specific Locality: off Wata Mooli (Wattamolla)
Verbatim Locality: Australia, New South Wales; off Wata Mooli
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 54 to 59 fms
Coordinates: -34.1375° 151.117778° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 70 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-09; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: February-March 1898 (1898-02-01 - 1898-03-31)
HMCS Thetis
station number: 57
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3