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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-380 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Dominica
  • January 27, 1879
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Identifications
Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiernus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 236, Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Dominica
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: Off Dominica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 333 fms
Coordinates: 15° 24´ 55´´ N 61° 27´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-27; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 27, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 185
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
unknown (dry) unknown missing 3
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-06
  Remark: Localities vetted