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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3855 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocomella sexradia
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiocoma parva
  • Torres Strait, Murray Islands (Mer)
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Australia: Queensland
  • October 13, 1913
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Ophiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocomella sexradia
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-11
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma parva
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1915, Page 292, Paratype of Ophiocoma parva
Media of type text, Clark 1915. Description: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
Country: Australia
State/Province: Queensland
Specific Locality: Torres Strait, Murray Islands (Mer)
Verbatim Locality: Torres Strait: Murray Islands, 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 13, 1913
Carnegie Expedition to the Torres Strait
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 14