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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3232 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha placida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomitra microphylax
  • Japan; South of Goto Islands, Fukue Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest
  • 10 Aug 1906
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Ophiacantha placida (Koehler, 1904)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha placida
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiomitra microphylax H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomitra microphylax
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1911, Page 184, Paratype of Ophiomitra microphylax

 
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
Specific Locality: Japan; South of Goto Islands, Fukue Island
Collecting Method: Lucas sounding machine; tangle swabs
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 139 fms
Coordinates: 32° 30´ 10´´ N 128° 34´ 40´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-08-10; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 10 Aug 1906
Collectors
USFC Steamer Albatross
Identifiers
station number: 4901
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1