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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3683 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Astrogymnotes catasticta
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Astrogymnotes catasticta
  • Australia, Western Australia; off Jurien Bay
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • before 1914 (1913-01-01 - 1913-12-31)
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Identifications
Astrogymnotes catasticta H.L. Clark, 1914
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Astrogymnotes catasticta
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1914
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1914, Page 154, Paratype of Astrogymnotes catasticta
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Western Australia; off Jurien Bay
Verbatim Locality: off Jurien Bay WA
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 80 to 100 fms
Coordinates: -30.285658° 115.010428° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2999 m
Penny Benson; 2014-07-02; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: before 1914 (1913-01-01 - 1913-12-31)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2