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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2883 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocreas spinulosus
  • off Martinique
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Martinique
  • February 11, 1879
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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: Martinique
Specific Locality: off Martinique
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 213 fms
Coordinates: 14° 25´ 15´´ N 60° 54´ 50´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-02-11; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 11, 1879
station number: 208
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 9
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-15
  Remark: Localities vetted