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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2729 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • Montserrat
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • January 16, 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
Specific Locality: Montserrat
Verbatim Locality: Off Montserrat
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 85 to 148 fms
Coordinates: 16° 41´ 54´´ N 62° 13´ 24´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-16; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates are for station 155
Collecting Date: January 16, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 155-158
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 8