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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2415 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) spiculata
  • fragment (70% ethanol); whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothrix spiculata
  • Panama
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1851-01-01)
Identifications
Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) spiculata LeConte, 1851
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) spiculata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix spiculata LeConte, 1851
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix spiculata
Identified by John Lawrence LeConte in 1851
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
LeConte 1851, Page 318, Syntype of Ophiothrix spiculata

 
Zoological notes
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Media Details
Zoological notes
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Panama
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1851-01-01)
Collectors
John Lawrence LeConte
Alexander Agassiz
Identifiers
collector number: 148
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (70% ethanol) good deaccessioned - used up 1 SEM sampled by Quetzalli Hernandez July 2014
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection ca.20 Photographed by Quetzalli Hernandez July 2014