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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-317 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona capensis
  • South Africa, Cape St. Francis, NE 29 miles
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1905-01-01)
Identifications
Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona capensis Bell, 1905
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona capensis
Identified by Francis J. Bell
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1905
Citations
Bell 1905, Page 256, Syntype of Ophiozona capensis

 
Echinoderma found off the Coast of South Africa. Part 3. Ophiuroidea
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Media Details
Echinoderma found off the Coast of South Africa. Part 3. Ophiuroidea
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, Cape St. Francis, NE 29 miles
Verbatim Locality: Cape St. Francis, NE 29 miles
General Habitat: sand, shells, rocks
Collecting Method: dredge
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 75 fms
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1905-01-01)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Identifiers
other number: 14237
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) fair, arms missing in collection 2