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Syntype of Ophiothrix triglochis

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1842-01-01

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western | South Africa, off Durban

Current Identification
Ophiothrix fragilis var. triglochis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiothrix triglochis Müller & Troschel, 1842 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae
Nature of ID: type ID

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-11-04
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-28   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) fair (arms broken) in collection 1 History (5)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-11-04

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Western
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [unknown]
  • Specific Locality:
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Natal, Port Natal
  • Georeference:
  • -30.004757, 31.4931640 (Error radius: 71198m) By: Penny Benson on 2015-04-05 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1842-01-01
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • J. H. Wahlberg

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  • [Masked]