MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2261 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa stimpsonii
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophioscolex Stimpsonii
  • Off Sombrero Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • April 4, 1872
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Ophiomyxa stimpsonii (Lyman, 1875)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa stimpsonii
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioscolex Stimpsonii Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophioscolex Stimpsonii
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1875
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1875, Page 23, Paratype of Ophioscolex Stimpsonii
Media of type text, Lyman 1875. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Off Sombrero Key
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 240 fms
Coordinates: 24.577509° -81.082747° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 20436 m
Penny Benson; 2014-10-08; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to Sombrero Key Light which is near Key Vaca in Marathon
Collecting Date: April 4, 1872
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3