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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2814

Astrotoma agassizii Lyman, 1875

Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii

Date Collected:

1872-03-27

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Chile: Strait of Magellan | Between Shoal Harbor and Cape Tamar [at the entrance of Canal Smythe]

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Astrotoma agassizii. Holotype.

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Astrotoma agassizii. Holotype.

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Astrotoma agassizii. Holotype.

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Astrotoma agassizii. Holotype.

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Astrotoma agassizii. Holotype.

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1875, page 24, Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii Lyman, 1875 Plate IV figures 52-56
Media type: text, Lyman 1875. Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1875 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2

  • dredging number: 38
  • original number: 1157

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) good in collection 1 History (4)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Southeast
  • Water Feature:
  • Strait of Magellan
  • Country:
  • Chile
  • Specific Locality:
  • Between Shoal Harbor and Cape Tamar [at the entrance of Canal Smythe]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Between Shoal Harbor and Cape Tamar [at the entrance of Canal Smythe]
  • Depth:
  • 135 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -52.750310, -73.803020 (Error radius: 5km) By: Penny Benson on 2014-01-24 (Source: Google Earth, historical handrawn map by JHBlake and wikimedia map of Patagonia)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1872-03-27
  • Verbatim Date:
  • March 27, 1872
  • Collector:
  • Hassler Expedition

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