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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-320 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella contigua
  • fragment (SEM stub); whole animal (dry); fragment (dry) sample
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona contigua
  • Ecuador: east of the Galapagos Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • March 27, 1891
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Ophiozonella contigua (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella contigua
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona contigua Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona contigua
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 101, Syntype of Ophiozona contigua
plate VI figs 10-12
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
Specific Locality: Ecuador: east of the Galapagos Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1322 fms
Coordinates: 0° 36´ 0´´ S 86° 46´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
Unknown; 1891-03-27; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: March 27, 1891
station number: 3400
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (SEM stub) good in collection 1 no. 45
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
fragment (dry) subsample good in collection 1 returned