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  • Ophiozonella tessellata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiozona tessellata
  • south of Havana
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba
  • December 1877 - March 1878 (1877-12-01 - 1878-03-31)
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Ophiozonella tessellata (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella tessellata
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiozona tessellata Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona tessellata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 223, Holotype of Ophiozona tessellata
plate III figs 43-45
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
Specific Locality: south of Havana
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 242 fms
Coordinates: 22° 9´ 30´´ N 82° 21´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1878-01-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: Also referred to as Sigsbee Station 11
Collecting Date: December 1877 - March 1878 (1877-12-01 - 1878-03-31)
station number: 58
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-19
  Remark: Localities vetted