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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2484

Ophiomaza cacaotica Lyman, 1871

Holotype of Ophiomaza cacaotica

Date Collected:

1862-03-25

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Tanzania: Zanzibar | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1871, page 9, Holotype of Ophiomaza cacaotica Lyman, 1871 Plate 1 Figure 15
Media of type text, Lyman 1871. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 4

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1871 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 4

  • collector number: 1064

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial leg; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Western
  • Country:
  • Tanzania
  • State/Province:
  • Zanzibar
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Zanzibar
  • Georeference:
  • -6.1238240, 39.3375170 (Error radius: 46495m) By: Meaghan H. Sorce on 2020-04-21 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1862-03-25
  • Verbatim Date:
  • March 25, 1862
  • Collector:
  • Caleb Cooke

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  • [Masked]