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  • Astroboa clavata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Astrophyton clavatum
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Tanzania: Zanzibar
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1862-01-01)
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Astroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astroboa clavata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Astrophyton clavatum Lyman, 1861
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrophyton clavatum
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1861
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1861, Page 85, Holotype of Astrophyton clavatum
Media of type text, Lyman 1861. Description:Descriptions of  New Ophiuridae
text (text/html)
Media Details
Descriptions of New Ophiuridae
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Tanzania
State/Province: Zanzibar
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: Zanzibar
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -6.123824° 39.337517° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 46495 m
Meaghan H. Sorce; 2020-04-21; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1862-01-01)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1