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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3831 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiothela danae
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiothela hadra
  • Australia, Queensland, Torres Strait, Murray Island (Mer), western reef
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • October 13, 1913
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Identifications
Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela danae
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiothela hadra H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiotrichidae Ophiothela hadra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1915, Page 284, Holotype of Ophiothela hadra
Plate 14 fig 2
 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Queensland, Torres Strait, Murray Island (Mer), western reef
Verbatim Locality: Murray Ids: Mer, west reef
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 18 fms
Coordinates: -9.916598° 144.052267° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2720 m
Penny Benson; 2014-09-29; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land to include waters off the coasts of Murray Island
Collecting Date: October 13, 1913
Collectors
Hubert Lyman Clark
Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 1
Remarks: "Original of Mr. Grosse's figure 69" per HLC
Microhabitat: on a Sponge