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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4117

Ophiosphalma armigerum (Lyman, 1878)

Syntype of Ophiomusium planum

Date Collected:

1878-02-15

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida | West of Tortugas

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiomusium planum Lyman, 1878 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 218, Syntype of Ophiomusium planum Lyman, 1878 plate III figs 46-48
Media type: text, Lyman 1878. Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 29

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-16
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Florida
  • Specific Locality:
  • West of Tortugas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Florida; Gulf of Mexico, west of Tortugas
  • Depth:
  • 955 fms
  • Habitat Description:
  • bottom temp: 39° F
  • Georeference:
  • 24.6000000, -84.083333 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1878-02-15 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 36′ 0″ N  84° 5′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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  • None

  • [Masked]