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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2730 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • St. Kitts & Nevis, Off St. Kitts
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • January 14, 1879
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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
Specific Locality: St. Kitts & Nevis, Off St. Kitts
Verbatim Locality: off St. Kitts
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 208 to 270 fms
Coordinates: 17° 17´ 12´´ N 62° 46´ 43´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-14; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates are for station 148
Collecting Date: January 14, 1879
station number: 146
station number: 147
station number: 148
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2