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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-3926 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis savignyi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiactis quadrispina
  • Philippines
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Philippines
  • late 1800's (1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31)
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Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis savignyi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiactis quadrispina H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis quadrispina
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1915, Page 264, Paratype of Ophiactis quadrispina

MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Philippines
Specific Locality: Philippines
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 6 to 35 fms
Coordinates: 9.639465° 123.40625° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 827112 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-05; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to the center of the Philippines, including the coasts. Which coast or island is completely uncertain
Collecting Date: late 1800's (1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31)
Carl Semper
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1 photographed by Noe Salgado Ortiz September 2015