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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2987 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella bispinosa
  • fragment (dry); whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona elevata
  • Goto Islands, Fukue Island, South of
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • 9 Aug 1906
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Ophiozonella bispinosa (Koehler, 1897)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella bispinosa
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona elevata H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona elevata
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 31, Paratype of Ophiozona elevata
Media of type text, Clark 1911. Description:North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
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Media Details
North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: Goto Islands, Fukue Island, South of
Verbatim Locality: Japan, Goto Islands, Fukue Island, South of
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; tangle swabs
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 95 to 106 fms
Coordinates: 32° 32´ 0´´ N 128° 32´ 50´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-08-09; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: 9 Aug 1906
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 4893
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 338) - Arm segment: proximal 3 to 5 seg
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 broken arms