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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-334 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella longispina
  • fragment (dry); whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona longispina
  • Uraga Channel
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • May 11, 1899
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Ophiozonella longispina (Clark, 1908)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella longispina
Identified by H. Matsumoto
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: designated as Genotype for Ophiozonella (Matsumoto, T. 1915, Page 82)
Ophiozona longispina H.L. Clark, 1908
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona longispina
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1909
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1908, Page 290, Paratype of Ophiozona longispina

Japanese and East Indian Echinoderms
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Media Details
Japanese and East Indian Echinoderms
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: Uraga Channel
Verbatim Locality: Uraga Channel, Japan
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 70 fms
Coordinates: 35.201358° 139.765419° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 7658 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-09; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the Center of the Uraga Channel
Collecting Date: May 11, 1899
Alan Owston
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 342)Arm segment: proximal 2 to 4 seg
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2