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  • Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha cataleimmoida
  • off Omai Saki
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • October 20, 1906
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Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha cataleimmoida H.L. Clark, 1911
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha cataleimmoida
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1911
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1911, Page 217, Paratype of Ophiacantha cataleimmoida
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: Japan
Specific Locality: off Omai Saki
Verbatim Locality: Japan: Off Omai Saki Light
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 624 fms
Coordinates: 34° 4´ 20´´ N 137° 57´ 30´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1906-10-20; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: October 20, 1906
station number: 5083
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 7