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  • Macrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiothrix Cheneyi
  • Zanzibar
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Tanzania: Zanzibar
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1862-01-01)
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Macrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi (Lyman, 1862)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Macrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix Cheneyi Lyman, 1862
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix Cheneyi
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Reviewed by Gordon Hendler May 2013; Identification Made Date: 1871
Lyman 1861, Page 84, Holotype of Ophiothrix Cheneyi

Descriptions of  New Ophiuridae
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Media Details
Descriptions of New Ophiuridae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Tanzania
State/Province: Zanzibar
Specific Locality: Zanzibar
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -6.028749° 39.473784° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 67127 m
Jessica A. Mullen; 2014-05-28; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1862-01-01)
A. N. Cheney
collector number: 152
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1