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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4087 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiochytra tenuis
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiochytra tenuis
  • off Grenada
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Grenada
  • February 28, 1879
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Ophiochytra tenuis Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiochytra tenuis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 254, Paratype of Ophiochytra tenuis
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Grenada
Specific Locality: off Grenada
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 291 fms
Coordinates: 12° 3´ 30´´ N 61° 47´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-02-28; Source: List of dredging stations in North American waters from 1867-1887
Collecting Date: February 28, 1879
station number: 260
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 1
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-08
  Remark: Localities vetted