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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2497 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothela danae
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiothela caerulea
  • Arabian Gulf / Persion Gulf
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • 1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-04-01)
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Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela danae
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiothela caerulea H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela caerulea
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1915, Page 283, Holotype of Ophiothela caerulea
Plate 14 fig 1
Media of type text, Clark 1915. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Arabian Gulf / Persion Gulf
Verbatim Locality: Arabian Gulf
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 25.687335° 51.209542° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 433454 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-06; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the center of the Persian Gulf, the max error applies to the maximum distance from the center of the Gulf
Collecting Date: 1861 (1861-01-01 - 1861-04-01)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1