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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-387 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • W of Pedro Bank
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea: Jamaica
  • ii-iii.1880 (1880-01-01 - 1880-12-31)
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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
Sea: Caribbean Sea
Country: Jamaica
Specific Locality: W of Pedro Bank
Verbatim Locality: Jamaica, W of Pedro Bank
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 555 fms
Coordinates: 17° 30´ 0´´ N 79° 14´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1880-01-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: ii-iii.1880 (1880-01-01 - 1880-12-31)
Identifiers
station number: 11
station number: XI
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 2