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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2578 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Macrophiothrix demessa
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophiothrix demessa
  • United States, Hawaiian Islands, Maui
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1861-01-01)
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Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Macrophiothrix demessa
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothrix demessa Lyman, 1861
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix demessa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1861
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1861, Page 82, Syntype of Ophiothrix demessa
Media of type text, Lyman 1861. Description:Descriptions of  New Ophiuridae
text (text/html)
Media Details
Descriptions of New Ophiuridae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, Hawaiian Islands, Maui
Verbatim Locality: Maui, HI
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 20.770239° -156.268158° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 55206 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-06; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land to include waters off Maui
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1861-01-01)
Andrew Garrett
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1