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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3735

Amphiura (Amphiura) aster Farquhar, 1901

Syntype of Amphiura arenaria

Date Collected:

1912-03

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: New Zealand | New Zealand, Wellington, Porirua

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Identified as Amphiura (Amphiura) aster type status Syntype of Amphiura arenaria.  Aspect: labels

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Amphiura (Amphiura) aster. Syntype. Aspect: labels

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Identified as Amphiura (Amphiura) aster type status Syntype of Amphiura arenaria.  Aspect: dorsal

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Amphiura (Amphiura) aster. Syntype. Aspect: dorsal

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Identified as Amphiura (Amphiura) aster type status Syntype of Amphiura arenaria.  Aspect: ventral

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Amphiura (Amphiura) aster. Syntype. Aspect: ventral

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Identified as Amphiura (Amphiura) aster type status Syntype of Amphiura arenaria.  Aspect: whole lot

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-3735 Amphiura (Amphiura) aster. Syntype. Aspect: whole lot

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Amphiura arenaria Farquhar, 1913 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Henry Farquhar in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Farquhar 1912, page 214, Syntype of Amphiura arenaria Farquhar, 1913 figs 1,2, plate 4
Media type: text, Farquhar 1912 Description: On Two New Echinoderms

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Farquhar 1912 Description: On Two New Echinoderms

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 8 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Alana Rivera 2022-12-06
Remarks: photographed
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Southwest
  • Country:
  • New Zealand
  • Specific Locality:
  • New Zealand, Wellington, Porirua
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • New Zealand, Wellington, Porirua
  • Georeference:
  • -41.108236, 174.854982 (Error radius: 179m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-06-06 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1912-03-01 / 1912-03-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • March 1912
  • Collector:
  • Henry Farquhar

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