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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2737 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Hemieuryale tuberculosa
  • whole animal (70% ethanol); fragment (dry)
  •    Paratype of Hemieuryale tuberculosa
  • St. Croix
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix
  • January 4, 1879
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Hemieuryale tuberculosa Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Hemieuryalidae Hemieuryale tuberculosa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Ophioplus tuberculosus (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Hemieuryalidae Ophioplus tuberculosus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Lyman 1883, Page 276, Paratype of Hemieuryale tuberculosa
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Croix
Specific Locality: St. Croix
Verbatim Locality: Off St. Cruz
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 38 fms
Coordinates: 17° 46´ 10´´ N 64° 53´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-04; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 4, 1879
station number: 127
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 336) - Arm segment: proximal 5 to 9 seg
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3