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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2493 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothela danae
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothela dividua
  • South Africa, Cape Colony: Algoa Bay
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast
  • [no verbatim date data] (1897-01-01 - 1918-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela danae
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothela dividua von Martens, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela dividua
Identified by E. von Martens in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
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Ophiothela dividua n. sp.
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, Cape Colony: Algoa Bay
Verbatim Locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Colony
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -33.888278° 25.964421° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 25533 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-03; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1897-01-01 - 1918-12-31)
Collectors
SS Pieter Faure
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 2
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