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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2399 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Macrophiothrix propinqua
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiothrix propinqua
  • Abaiang
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Kiribati
  • [no verbatim date data] (1850-01-01 - 1887-01-01)
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Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Macrophiothrix propinqua
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix propinqua
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1861
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1861, Page 83, Holotype of Ophiothrix propinqua
Media of type text, Lyman 1861. Description:Descriptions of  New Ophiuridae
text (text/html)
Media Details
Descriptions of New Ophiuridae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Kiribati
Specific Locality: Abaiang
Verbatim Locality: Gilbert Islands (formerly Kingsmill Islands), Abaiang
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 1.863415° 172.933898° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 18773 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-03; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land to include waters off the coasts of Abaiang Island
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1850-01-01 - 1887-01-01)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (broken arms) in collection 1