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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2724 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • off Grenada
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Grenada
  • February 25, 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: Grenada
Specific Locality: off Grenada
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 170 fms
Coordinates: 12° 5´ 25´´ N 61° 47´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-25; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 25, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 247
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 5
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-08
  Remark: Localities vetted