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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3744

Amphiura (Fellaria) octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915)

Holotype of Ophionephthys octacantha

Date Collected:

1913-09-13

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Australia: Queensland | Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Gialug Island)

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophionephthys octacantha H L Clark, 1915 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: expert ID

Clark 1915, page 239, Holotype of Ophionephthys octacantha H L Clark, 1915 Plate 9 figs 9, 10
Media of 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
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 History

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  • The specimen was already broken when the picture in the original desription was taken

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  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Queensland
  • Specific Locality:
  • Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Gialug Island)
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Torres Strait, Friday Harbor (Friday Island)
  • Microhabitat:
  • on sandy flat, under a stone
  • Georeference:
  • -10.588541, 142.161256 (Error radius: 2293m) By: Penny Benson on 2020-12-09 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1913-09-13
  • Verbatim Date:
  • September 13, 1913
  • Collectors:
  • Hubert Lyman Clark; Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait

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