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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2670 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • off Barbados
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Barbados
  • March 6 & 9, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-09)
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Ophiomyxa tumida Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa tumida
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 272, Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Barbados
Specific Locality: off Barbados
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 200 to 288 fms
Coordinates: 12° 54´ 48´´ N 59° 36´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-03-06; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates are for station 281 ; 291 is 13° 12´ 0´´ N 59° 41´ 0´´ W
Collecting Date: March 6 & 9, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-09)
station number: 281
station number: 291
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 3
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-06
  Remark: Localities vetted