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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2266 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiothrix acestra
  • Shoalhaven Bight, S by E 2.5 to 3 miles from shore
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: Australia: New South Wales
  • March 19, 1898
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Identifications
Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris (Lamarck, 1816)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix acestra H.L. Clark, 1909
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix acestra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1909
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1909, Page 544, Paratype of Ophiothrix acestra

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: New South Wales
Specific Locality: Shoalhaven Bight, S by E 2.5 to 3 miles from shore
Verbatim Locality: NSW, Shoalhaven Bight, S by E 2.5 to 3 miles from shore
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 19 to 20 fms
Coordinates: -34.850141° 150.757553° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 871 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-11; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: March 19, 1898
Collecting Time: 12:45 - 2:15pm
Collectors
HMCS Thetis
Identifiers
station number: 52
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 SEM sampled and Photographed by Quetzalli Hernandez July 2014