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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3878 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiarthrum elegans
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiarthrum elegans var. unicolor
  • Australia, Queensland: North Direction Island, Monterey
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • March 9, 1929
Identifications
Ophiarthrum elegans Peters, 1851
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiarthrum elegans
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiarthrum elegans var. unicolor H.L. Clark, 1932
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiarthrum elegans var. unicolor
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1932
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Queensland: North Direction Island, Monterey
Verbatim Locality: 0.25 mi. N. of N. Direction ? Id. No. Queesland
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 19 fms
Collecting Date: March 9, 1929
Identifiers
station number: 17
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair broken in collection 1