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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2814 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Astrotoma agassizii
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii
  • Between Shoal Harbor and Cape Tamar [at the entrance of Canal Smythe]
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Chile: Strait of Magellan
  • March 27, 1872
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Identifications
Astrotoma agassizii Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrotoma agassizii
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Astrotoma Agassizii Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrotoma Agassizii
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1875
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1875, Page 24, Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii
Plate IV figures 52-56
 
Media of type text, Lyman 1875. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
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MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Chile
Specific Locality: Between Shoal Harbor and Cape Tamar [at the entrance of Canal Smythe]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 135 fms
Coordinates: -52.75031° -73.80302° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 5 km
Penny Benson; 2014-01-24; Source: Google Earth, historical handrawn map by JHBlake and wikimedia map of Patagonia
Collecting Date: March 27, 1872
Collectors
Identifiers
dredging number: 38
original number: 1157
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
Usage
Contributed By Project: Hassler Expedition
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Media of type image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-2814 Identified as Astrotoma agassizii type status Holotype of Astrotoma Agassizii.

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

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

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