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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-339 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella marmorea
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
  • Off Morro Light
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba: Havana
  • December 1878 (1878-12-01 - 1878-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophiozonella marmorea (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella marmorea
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiozona marmorea Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona marmorea
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 233, Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
State/Province: Havana
Specific Locality: Off Morro Light
Verbatim Locality: Cuba, Off Morro Light, Havana
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 175 to 250 fms
Coordinates: 23.164775° -82.369832° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2759 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-15; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast near Castillo de Los Tres Reyes Del Morro into Bahia de la Habana (coordinates unavailable)
Collecting Date: December 1878 (1878-12-01 - 1878-12-31)
Identifiers
station number: 101
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-19
  Remark: Localities vetted