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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3737

Amphiura (Amphiura) septemspinosa H.L. Clark, 1915

Holotype of Amphiura septemspinosa

Date Collected:

1913-10-23

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Australia: Queensland | Torres Strait, Murray Island (Mer), southwestern reef

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Amphiura septemspinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID

Clark 1915, page 231, Holotype of Amphiura septemspinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 Plate 4 figs13, 14
Media type: text, Clark 1915 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4

(Media Record)(media file)

Clark 1915 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) fair; broken in pieces in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-25
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-21   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-25

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Queensland
  • Specific Locality:
  • Torres Strait, Murray Island (Mer), southwestern reef
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Torres Strait: Murray Islands, Mer, southwestern reef
  • Georeference:
  • -9.9263630, 144.038577 (Error radius: 1062m) By: Penny Benson on 2022-02-02 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1913-10-23
  • Verbatim Date:
  • October 23, 1913
  • Collectors:
  • Hubert Lyman Clark; Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait

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