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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2753

Asteroschema arenosum Lyman, 1878

Holotype of Asteroschema arenosum

Date Collected:

1877-12-01/1878-03-31

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea: Cuba | North of Havana, 4 mi. off Morro Light, N of Havana

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Euryalidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text, Agassiz et al. 1878. Description: U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids

(Media Record)(media file)

Agassiz et al. 1878 Description: U S Coast Survey steamer Blake...II] Corals and Crinoids

  • station number: 2

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-08-19
Remarks: Localities vetted
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Sea:
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Country:
  • Cuba
  • Specific Locality:
  • North of Havana, 4 mi. off Morro Light, N of Havana
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Havana, 4 mi. off Morro Light, N of Havana
  • Depth:
  • 805 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 23.2333333, -82.416666 (Error radius: Unknown) By: [no agent data] on 1877-01-01 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (23° 14′ 0″ N  82° 25′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1877-12-01 / 1878-03-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • December 1877 - March 1878
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • [Masked]