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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-391 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Grenada
  • February 28-March 1, 1879 (1879-02-28 - 1879-03-01)
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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
Country: Grenada
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: Off Grenada
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 159 to 416 fms
Coordinates: 12° 3´ 15´´ N 61° 46´ 25´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-02-28; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: Coordinates for station 258, others are off the coast of Grenada
Collecting Date: February 28-March 1, 1879 (1879-02-28 - 1879-03-01)
Identifiers
station number: 258
station number: 260
station number: 264
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) broken - arms missing in collection 3
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-08
  Remark: Localities vetted