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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2876 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Asteronyx loveni
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Asteronyx dispar
  • Mexico: Ventana Bay, offshore of Bay, Baja California
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • 20 April 1891
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Asteronyx loveni Müller & Troschel, 1842
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Asteronychidae Asteronyx loveni
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Asteronyx dispar Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Asteronychidae Asteronyx dispar
Identified by Christian Lutken
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification made date: 1899
Citations
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 185, Syntype of Asteronyx dispar
plate XXI figs 1-2
 
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
Specific Locality: Mexico: Ventana Bay, offshore of Bay, Baja California
Verbatim Locality: Ventana Bay, offshore of Bay, Baja California
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 995 fms
Coordinates: 23° 59´ 0´´ N 108° 40´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-04-20; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 20 April 1891
Collectors
USFC Steamer Albatross
Identifiers
station number: 3431
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) broken in collection 1