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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2684 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiobyrsella serpens
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiobyrsa serpens
  • Barbados
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • March 6, 1879
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophiobyrsella serpens (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiobyrsella serpens
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiobyrsa serpens Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiobyrsa serpens
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1883
Lyman 1883, Page 271, Holotype of Ophiobyrsa serpens
Plate VIII figures 117-119
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Barbados
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 69 fms
Coordinates: 13° 4´ 50´´ N 59° 37´ 40´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-03-06; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: March 6, 1879
USCSS Blake Expeditions
station number: 278
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1