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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3186 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha vorax
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha anchilabra
  • off Omai Saki Light
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • October 20, 1906
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Identifications
Ophiacantha vorax Koehler, 1897
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha vorax
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha anchilabra H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha anchilabra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1911, Page 204, Paratype of Ophiacantha anchilabra
 
Media of type text, Clark 1911. Description:North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
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Media Details
North Pacific Ophiurans in the Collection of the United States National Museum
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: off Omai Saki Light
Verbatim Locality: Japan: Off Omai Saki Light
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 918 fms
Coordinates: 34° 0´ 0´´ N 137° 49´ 40´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-10-20; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross - and original label
Collecting Date: October 20, 1906
Collectors
USFC Steamer Albatross
Identifiers
station number: 5084
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1