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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2672 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • Barbados, off coast
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • March 6-10, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-10)
Identifications
Ophiomyxa tumida Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa tumida
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 272, Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Barbados, off coast
Verbatim Locality: off coast of Barbados
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 13 to 40 fms
Collecting Date: March 6-10, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-10)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (some missing arms) in collection 1