MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2846 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • off Milligan's Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent
  • March 3, 1879
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Ophiocreas spinulosus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Euryalidae Ophiocreas spinulosus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 281, Syntype of Ophiocreas spinulosus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Island: Saint Vincent
Specific Locality: off Milligan's Key
Verbatim Locality: Off St. Vincent, Milligan's Key
General Habitat: coral bottom
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 124 fms
Coordinates: 13° 7´ 55´´ N 61° 5´ 36´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-03-03; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: March 3, 1879
station number: 269
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 10