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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2667

Ophiomyxa serpentaria Lyman, 1883

Holotype of Ophiomyxa serpentaria

Date Collected:

1800/1882

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast | North of Scotland, between Faeroe Islands and Hebrides Islands

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 274, Holotype of Ophiomyxa serpentaria Lyman, 1883 Plate VIII figures 114-116

  • station number: 54

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 1 History
tissue (dry) poor in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-25
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-21   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-25

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Northeast
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [no sovereign nation data]
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • https://marineregions.org/mrgid/8753 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • North of Scotland, between Faeroe Islands and Hebrides Islands
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • between Faeroe and Hebrides Islands
  • Depth:
  • 363 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 60.2023720, -6.5003740 (Error radius: 241375m) By: Penny Benson on 2021-03-11 (Source: Google Earth)
  • Datum:
  • WGS 1984
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1800-01-01 / 1882-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collector:
  • HMS Porcupine

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]