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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2722 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • off Frederickstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix
  • January 5, 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: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Croix
Specific Locality: off Frederickstadt
Verbatim Locality: Off Frederikstadt, St. Croix
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 117 fms
Coordinates: 17° 37´ 55´´ N 64° 54´ 20´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-05; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 5, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 132
station number: 139
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3