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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2838 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocreas oedipus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocreas oedipus
  • Ascension Island, St. Helena
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: High Seas
  • April 3, 1876
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Ophiocreas oedipus Lyman, 1879
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Euryalidae Ophiocreas oedipus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1879, Page 65, Syntype of Ophiocreas oedipus
Plate XVI figs 443-446
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: Ascension Island, St. Helena
Verbatim Locality: off Ascension Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 420 fms
Coordinates: -6.855295° -16.32756° (Datum: unknown) , Error: 375.83 km
Penny Benson; 2014-08-01; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates unpublished in C Wyville Thomson 'Challenger' report
Collecting Date: April 3, 1876
station number: 344
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 2