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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2492 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothela danae
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothela Danae
  • Fiji Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • 1838-1842 (approximate) (1838-01-01 - 1842-12-31)
Identifications
Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela danae
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Ophiothela Danae Verrill, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela Danae
Identified by Addison Emery Verrill
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1869
Citations
Verrill 1869, Page 391, Syntype of Ophiothela Danae

 
New and Imperfectly Known Echinoderms and Coral
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Fiji Islands
Verbatim Locality: Fegee Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 1838-1842 (approximate) (1838-01-01 - 1842-12-31)
Collectors
U.S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842
James Dwight Dana
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 9
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