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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-313 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella alba
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona alba
  • off Galapagos Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Ecuador: Galápagos: Galapagos Archipelago
  • April 5, 1891
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Ophiozonella alba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella alba
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona alba Lütken, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona alba
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 102, Syntype of Ophiozona alba
plate VI figs 7-9
Media of type text, Lutken and Mortensen 1899. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Ecuador
State/Province: Galápagos
Island Group: Galapagos Archipelago
Specific Locality: off Galapagos Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1360 fms
Coordinates: 2° 34´ 0´´ N 92° 6´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1891-04-05; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: April 5, 1891
station number: 3413
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 1 broken leg