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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-378

Ophioplinthus medusa Lyman, 1878

Syntype of Ophioplinthus medusa

Date Collected:

1874-02-26

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Antarctica | off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 105, Syntype of Ophioplinthus medusa Lyman, 1878 plate II figs 30, 31, 40
Media type: text, Lyman 1878. Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 156

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) broken in collection 1 History
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 2022-10-11
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-07   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-07

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • Country:
  • Antarctica
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [antarctic treaty area]
  • Specific Locality:
  • off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Kaiser Wilhelm II Land, Antactica
  • Depth:
  • 1975 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -65.433333, 95.7333333 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1874-02-26 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (65° 26′ 0″ S  95° 44′ 0″ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1874-02-26
  • Verbatim Date:
  • February 26, 1874
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]