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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3918 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha mesembria
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiacantha mesembria
  • off Martinique
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Martinique
  • February 5, 1879
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Identifications
Ophiacantha mesembria H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha mesembria
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1915, Page 201, Holotype of Ophiacantha mesembria
 
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: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Martinique
Specific Locality: off Martinique
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 501.5 fms
Coordinates: 14° 42´ 35´´ N 61° 13´ 15´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-02-05; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: February 5, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 195
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (some broken arms) in collection 1