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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4106 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocoma Alexandri
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiocoma Alexandri
  • Acapulco
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Mexico
  • approximately 1859-1860 (1859-01-01 - 1860-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophiocoma Alexandri Lyman, 1860
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma Alexandri
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1860
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1860, Page 256, Paratype of Ophiocoma Alexandri

 
New Ophiuridae belonging to the Smithsonian Institution and to the Museum of Comparative Zoology
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Media Details
New Ophiuridae belonging to the Smithsonian Institution and to the Museum of Comparative Zoology
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Mexico
Specific Locality: Acapulco
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 16.831746° -99.7976173° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-09; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: approximately 1859-1860 (1859-01-01 - 1860-12-31)
Collectors
Alexander Agassiz
Identifiers
collector number: 178
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1