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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2838

Ophiocreas oedipus Lyman, 1879

Syntype of Ophiocreas oedipus

Date Collected:

1876-04-03

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: Saint Helena, Ascension en Tristan da Cunha | Ascension Island, St. Helena

Current Identification
Ophiocreas oedipus Lyman, 1879 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Euryalidae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1879, page 65, Syntype of Ophiocreas oedipus Lyman, 1879 Plate XVI figs 443-446
Media of type text, Lyman 1879. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1879 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 2

  • station number: 344

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 2 History

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Southeast
  • Country:
  • Saint Helena, Ascension en Tristan da Cunha
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Specific Locality:
  • Ascension Island, St. Helena
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Ascension Island
  • Depth:
  • 420 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -6.8552950, -16.327560 (Error radius: 375.83km) By: Penny Benson on 2014-08-01 (Source: Google Earth)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1876-04-03
  • Verbatim Date:
  • April 3, 1876
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

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