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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2842 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • off St. Lucia
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Lucia
  • February 15, 1879
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Identifications
Ophiocreas spinulosus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Euryalidae Ophiocreas spinulosus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 281, Syntype of Ophiocreas spinulosus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Lucia
Specific Locality: off St. Lucia
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 154 fms
Coordinates: 13° 51´ 45´´ N 61° 3´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-15; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 15, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 216
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair arms broken in collection 2
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-27
  Remark: Localities vetted