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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-314 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella alba
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona alba
  • near Cocos Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Costa Rica: Cocos Island
  • March 1, 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 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: Costa Rica
Island: Cocos Island
Specific Locality: near Cocos Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 770 fms
Coordinates: 5° 26´ 20´´ N 86° 55´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-03-01; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: March 1, 1891
station number: 3371
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2 small tip of arm broken off