MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2995 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthus clasta
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiura clasta
  • Japan: off Omai Saki
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest
  • October 20, 1906
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Ophioplinthus clasta (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioplinthus clasta
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiura clasta H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura clasta
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 64, Paratype of Ophiura clasta

North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
text (text/html)
Media Details
North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Japan: off Omai Saki
Verbatim Locality: Japan: Off Omai Saki Light, 624 fms."Albatross" St. 5083
Collecting Method: Multiple Methods
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 624 fms
Coordinates: 34° 4´ 20´´ N 137° 57´ 30´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-10-20; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: October 20, 1906
USFC Steamer Albatross
station number: 5083
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken - fair in collection 2