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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3920 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha mesembria
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha mesembria
  • Barbados, off coast
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • March 6-10, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-10)
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
Clark 1915, Page 201, Paratype 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
Specific Locality: Barbados, off coast
Verbatim Locality: off coast of Barbados
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 140 to 221 fms
Collecting Date: March 6-10, 1879 (1879-03-06 - 1879-03-10)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (some broken arms) in collection 1