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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3922 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha mesembria
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha mesembria
  • St. Croix
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • January 3-6, 1879 (1879-01-03 - 1879-01-06)
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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
Specific Locality: St. Croix
Verbatim Locality: off Santa Cruz
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 580 to 625 fms
Coordinates: 17° 38´ 45´´ N 64° 54´ 50´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-03; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates are for January 3rd dredge
Collecting Date: January 3-6, 1879 (1879-01-03 - 1879-01-06)
station number: multiple
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2