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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2367 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothrix fragilis
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothrix lusitanica
  • Portugal, Setubal
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1871-01-01)
Identifications
Ophiothrix fragilis
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix fragilis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix lusitanica Ljungman, 1872
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix lusitanica
Identified by Axel Vilhelm Ljungman
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1872
Citations
Ljungman 1871, Page 625, Syntype of Ophiothrix lusitanica

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Portugal, Setubal
Verbatim Locality: Setubal, Portugal
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1871-01-01)
Collectors
Josefina Expedition
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1