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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2667 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa serpentaria
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiomyxa serpentaria
  • North of Scotland, between Faeroe Islands and Hebrides Islands
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast
  • [no verbatim date data] (1800-01-01 - 1882-12-31)
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Ophiomyxa serpentaria Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa serpentaria
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 274, Holotype of Ophiomyxa serpentaria
Plate VIII figures 114-116
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: North of Scotland, between Faeroe Islands and Hebrides Islands
Verbatim Locality: between Faeroe and Hebrides Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 363 fms
Coordinates: 60.202372° -6.500374° (Datum: WGS 1984) , Error: 241375 m
Penny Benson; 2021-03-11; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: point placed on the border between the Faroe Islands and Hebrides Islands, used GeoLocate to establish error
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1800-01-01 - 1882-12-31)
station number: 54
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 1