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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3799 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Macrophiothrix robillardi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Macrophiothrix rugosa
  • Torres Strait, Murray Islands (Mer)
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Australia: Queensland
  • October 1913 (1913-10-01 - 1913-10-31)
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Macrophiothrix robillardi (de Loriol, 1893)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Macrophiothrix robillardi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Macrophiothrix rugosa H.L. Clark, 1938
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Macrophiothrix rugosa
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1938, Page 299, Holotype of Macrophiothrix rugosa

MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: Queensland
Specific Locality: Torres Strait, Murray Islands (Mer)
Verbatim Locality: Murray Ids.: Mer.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -9.91518° 144.05164° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2768 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-13; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: allowance for marine and terrestrial animals
Collecting Date: October 1913 (1913-10-01 - 1913-10-31)
Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait
Hubert Lyman Clark
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1