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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2926 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Astrophyton australe
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Astrophyton australe
  • Pearson's Point, D'Entrecasteaux Channe
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia: Tasmania
  • 1874-1875 (1874-01-01 - 1875-12-31)
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Astrophyton australe Verrill, 1874
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrophyton australe
Identified by Addison Emery Verrill in 1876
Nature of ID: type ID
Verrill 1875, Page 74, Syntype of Astrophyton australe
Media of type text, Verrill 1875. Description:Annelids and Echinoderms
text (text/html)
Media Details
Annelids and Echinoderms
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Australia
Island: Tasmania
Specific Locality: Pearson's Point, D'Entrecasteaux Channe
Verbatim Locality: Pearson's Point, D'entricasteaux Channel, Tasmania
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 7 fms
Coordinates: -43.259998° 147.259995° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2120 m
Penny Benson; 2022-01-03; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: unable to locate Pearsons Point, georeferenced to the channel
Collecting Date: 1874-1875 (1874-01-01 - 1875-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1