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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2675 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: South Carolina
  • July 13, 1880
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Identifications
Ophiomyxa tumida Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa tumida
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 272, Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: South Carolina
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: Off South Carolina
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 262 fms
Coordinates: 32° 25´ 0´´ N 77° 42´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1880-07-13; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: July 13, 1880
Identifiers
station number: 319
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair and broken in collection 10
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-20
  Remark: Localities vetted