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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2817 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Asteronyx excavata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Asteronyx excavata
    Lectotype of Asteronyx excavata
  • Nayarit, Off Tres Marias Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Mexico
  • April 18, 1891
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Asteronyx excavata Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Asteronychidae Asteronyx excavata
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 185, Syntype of Asteronyx excavata
plate XXI figs 2-6
Okanishi and Fujita 2014, Page 193, Lectotype of Asteronyx excavata
Figure 5 A-F ; figure 6 A-E
Media of type text, Lutken and Mortensen 1899. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Mexico
Specific Locality: Nayarit, Off Tres Marias Islands
Verbatim Locality: Mexico, Nayarit, Off Tres Marias Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 676 fms
Coordinates: 21° 15´ 0´´ N 106° 23´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1891-04-18; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: April 18, 1891
station number: 3424
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1