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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2692 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiochondrus stelliger
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiochondrus stelliger
  • Argentina
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southwest: Argentina
  • February 14, 1876
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Ophiochondrus stelliger Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiochondrus stelliger
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 44, Syntype of Ophiochondrus stelliger
Plate XIII Figs 371-373
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Argentina
Specific Locality: Argentina
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 600 fms
Coordinates: 37° 17´ 0´´ S 53° 52´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1876-02-14; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 14, 1876
station number: 320
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1