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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2728 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • St. Vincent and Grenadines, Off St. Vincent
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • February 20 & March 3, 1879 (1879-02-20 - 1879-03-03)
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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
Specific Locality: St. Vincent and Grenadines, Off St. Vincent
Verbatim Locality: Off St. Vincent.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 95 to 124 fms
Coordinates: 13° 12´ 10´´ N 61° 17´ 18´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-20; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: station 269 = 13° 7´ 55´´ N 61° 5´ 36´´ W
Collecting Date: February 20 & March 3, 1879 (1879-02-20 - 1879-03-03)
Identifiers
station number: 231
station number: 269
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 5