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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-381 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • off St. Vincent
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent
  • February 19, 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 1863
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 236, Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Island: Saint Vincent
Specific Locality: off St. Vincent
Verbatim Locality: St. Vincent
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 424 to 464 fms
Coordinates: 13° 9´ 5´´ N 61° 16´ 20´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-02-19; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: to: 13°13.3'N 61°18.8W
Collecting Date: February 19, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 226
station number: 230
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken - fair in collection 2