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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-385

Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883

Holotype of Ophiernus adspersus

Date Collected:

1879-01-15

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Kitts and Nevis | Nevis

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1883, page 236, Holotype of Ophiernus adspersus Lyman, 1883 Plate III figures 19-21

  • collector number: 2137
  • station number: 150

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) broken - fair in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-22
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Specific Locality:
  • Nevis
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Nevis
  • Depth:
  • 373.5 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 17.1894444, -62.766666 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1879-01-15 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (17° 11′ 22″ N  62° 46′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1879-01-15
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 15, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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