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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2203 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha pentacrinus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophiacantha meridionalis
  • United States, Florida, off Florida Keys
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • 1868-1869 (1868-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
Identifications
Ophiacantha pentacrinus L├╝tken, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha pentacrinus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiacantha meridionalis Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha meridionalis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
 
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
Specific Locality: United States, Florida, off Florida Keys
Verbatim Locality: Off Florida Keys
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 237 to 250 fms
Collecting Date: 1868-1869 (1868-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3