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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-239 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolimna antarctica
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands: Heard Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • February 2, 1874
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiolimna antarctica
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioconis antarctica Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophioconis antarctica
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1879
Lyman 1879, Page 44, Syntype of Ophioconis antarctica
Plate XIV. Figs. 380-382
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Heard Island and McDonald Islands: Heard Island
Verbatim Locality: off Heard Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 150 fms
Coordinates: 52° 4´ 0´´ S 71° 22´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-02-02; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 2, 1874
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
station number: 150
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2