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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2448 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothrix fragilis var. triglochis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothrix triglochis
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1842-01-01)
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Identifications
Ophiothrix fragilis var. triglochis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix fragilis var. triglochis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix triglochis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix triglochis
Identified by Dr. Johannes Muller, Franz Herrmann Troschel in 1842
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, off Durban
Verbatim Locality: Natal, Port Natal
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -30.004757° 31.493164° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 71198 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-05; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of what is currently called Durban
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1842-01-01)
Collectors
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (arms broken) in collection 1