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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3921 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha mesembria
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha mesembria
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Grenada
  • March 1 or 2, 1879 (1879-03-01 - 1879-03-02)
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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
Country: Grenada
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: Grenada
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 416 fms
Coordinates: 12° 3´ 15´´ N 61° 48´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-03-01; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: March 1 or 2, 1879 (1879-03-01 - 1879-03-02)
station number: 264 or 268
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1