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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2677 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • off Dominica
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Dominica
  • January 24, 1879
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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: Dominica
Specific Locality: off Dominica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 118 fms
Coordinates: 15° 32´ 18´´ N 61° 30´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-24; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 24, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 177
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-06
  Remark: Localities vetted