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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3321 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura superba
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiura hadra
  • S of Queen Charlotte Islands, Kunghit Island, Cape St. James
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northeast: Canada: British Columbia
  • August 31, 1888
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Identifications
Amphiophiura superba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura superba
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiura hadra H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiura hadra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1911, Page 80, Paratype of Ophiura hadra
 
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: Canada
State/Province: British Columbia
Specific Locality: S of Queen Charlotte Islands, Kunghit Island, Cape St. James
Verbatim Locality: Canada, British Columbia, South of Queen Charlotte Islands, Kunghit, Island, Cape St. James
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 876 fms
Coordinates: 51° 23´ 0´´ N 130° 34´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1888-08-31; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: August 31, 1888
Identifiers
station number: 2860
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2