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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3923 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiacantha mesembria
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiacantha mesembria
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Dominica
  • January 24 and 28, 1879 (1879-01-24 - 1879-01-28)
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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: Dominica
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: Off Dominica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 372 to 390 fms
Coordinates: 15° 16´ 15´´ N 61° 24´ 40´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-28; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: coordinates are for station 188
Collecting Date: January 24 and 28, 1879 (1879-01-24 - 1879-01-28)
station number: 176 or 188
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 4