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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-321 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella depressa
  • fragment (dry); whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona depressa
  • off Meangis Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Indonesia
  • February 10, 1875
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophiozonella depressa (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella depressa
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona depressa Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona depressa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1878
Lyman 1878, Page 128, Syntype of Ophiozona depressa
plate VI figs 155-157
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Indonesia
Specific Locality: off Meangis Island
Verbatim Locality: [only station data]
Locality Remarks: Bottom temperature 41.8F
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 500 fms
Coordinates: 4° 33´ 0´´ N 127° 6´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0
[no agent data]; 1875-02-10; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: February 10, 1875
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
station number: 214
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 340) - Arm segment: proximal 2 to 4 seg
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1