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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2600 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha vilis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha vilis
  • New Zealand; Cook Strait
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest
  • 1920 (1920-01-01 - 1920-12-31)
Ophiacantha vilis Mortensen, 1924
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha vilis
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1924
Nature of ID: type ID
Mortensen 1924, Page 114, Paratype of Ophiacantha vilis
Media of type text, Mortensen 1924. Description:II. Ophiuroidea
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Media Details
II. Ophiuroidea
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: New Zealand; Cook Strait
Verbatim Locality: Cook Strait, New Zealand
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 200 fms
Collecting Date: 1920 (1920-01-01 - 1920-12-31)
Theodor Mortensen
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1