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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-397 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus vallincola
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiernus vallincola
  • High Seas: between Prince Edward & Crozet Islands
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Crozet Islands
  • December 29, 1873 (1873-12-29 - 1876-12-29)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Ophiernus vallincola Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus vallincola
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1878, Page 122, Syntype of Ophiernus vallincola
plate VI figs 170-172
 
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Crozet Islands
Specific Locality: High Seas: between Prince Edward & Crozet Islands
Verbatim Locality: between Prince Edward & Crozet Is.,
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1375 fms
Coordinates: 46° 46´ 0´´ S 45° 31´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1873-12-29; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: December 29, 1873 (1873-12-29 - 1876-12-29)
Collectors
HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876
Identifiers
station number: 146
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 2