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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2726 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Barbados
  • March 5 - 10, 1872 (1879-03-05 - 1879-03-10)
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Ophiomyxa tumida Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa tumida
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 272, Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Barbados
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: off Barbados
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 69 to 103 fms
Coordinates: 13.08241° -59.684395° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 20830 m
Penny Benson; 2021-02-18; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of Barbados, the polygon approximates the expedition off the coast
Collecting Date: March 5 - 10, 1872 (1879-03-05 - 1879-03-10)
station number: 272, 273, 276, 278, 290, 296
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection ca.20
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-06
  Remark: Localities vetted