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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-332 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthus martensi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona inermis
  • Antarctica; Cape Adare, South Victoria Land
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Antarctic
  • 1907 (1907-01-01 - 1907-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Ophioplinthus martensi (Studer, 1885)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioplinthus martensi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona inermis Bell, 1902
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona inermis
Identified by Francis J. Bell
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1902
Bell 1902, Page 217, Syntype of Ophiozona inermis

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Media Details
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Antarctica; Cape Adare, South Victoria Land
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 26 fms
Coordinates: -71.839225° 171.360261° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 1000 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-08; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the Adare Peninsula, Cape Adare
Collecting Date: 1907 (1907-01-01 - 1907-12-31)
RRS Discovery
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 5