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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2196 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomitrella laevipellis
  • partial animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha laevipellis
  • off St. Vincent
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent
  • February 21, 1879
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Ophiomitrella laevipellis (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomitrella laevipellis
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha laevipellis Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha laevipellis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 259, Paratype of Ophiacantha laevipellis
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Island: Saint Vincent
Specific Locality: off St. Vincent
Verbatim Locality: St. Vincent
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 88 fms
Coordinates: 13° 6´ 45´´ N 61° 6´ 55´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-21; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 21, 1879
station number: 232
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (70% ethanol) fair (some missing arms) in collection ca.50