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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3744 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Fellaria) octacantha
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophionephthys octacantha
  • Australia, Queensland; Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Gialug Island)
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • September 13, 1913
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Identifications
Amphiura (Fellaria) octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Fellaria) octacantha
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophionephthys octacantha H L Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophionephthys octacantha
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: expert ID
Citations
Clark 1915, Page 239, Holotype of Ophionephthys octacantha
Plate 9 figs 9, 10
 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Queensland; Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Gialug Island)
Verbatim Locality: Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Friday Island)
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -10.592865° 142.16461° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 1973 m
Penny Benson; 2014-09-29; Source: GEOLocate and Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land to include waters off the coasts of Friday Island
Collecting Date: September 13, 1913
Collectors
Hubert Lyman Clark
Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
Remarks: The specimen was already broken when the picture in the original desription was taken
Microhabitat: on sandy flat, under a stone