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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-316 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella antillarum
  • whole animal (dry); fragment (SEM stub); fragment (dry) sample
  • off Martinique
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Martinique
  • February 11, 1879
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Ophiozonella antillarum (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella antillarum
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiozona antillarum Lyman, 1865
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona antillarum
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: [this little one corresponds to the diagnosis of Lyman, per Daniela Yepes Gaurisas, April 2014]
Lyman 1878, Page 127, Voucher of Ophiozona antillarum
plate VI figs 152, 154 - type was described from Challenger station 23 at 450 fathoms
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Martinique
Specific Locality: off Martinique
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 213 to 357 fms
Coordinates: 14° 25´ 15´´ N 60° 54´ 50´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-02-11; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 11, 1879
station number: 208
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (SEM stub) good in collection 1 no. 46
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
fragment (dry) subsample good in collection 1 returned
age class: juvenile
  [no agent data]
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-15
  Remark: Localities vetted