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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4121 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella nivea
  • whole animal (dry); fragment (SEM stub); fragment (dry) sample
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona nivea
  • Cuba, Cape San Antonio
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • Feb 16, 1872
Ophiozonella nivea (Lyman, 1875)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella nivea
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiozona nivea Lyman, 1875
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona nivea
Identified by Theodore Lyman III
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1875
Lyman 1875, Page 9, Paratype of Ophiozona nivea

MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. IV no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Cuba, Cape San Antonio
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 424 fms
Collecting Date: Feb 16, 1872
William Stimpson
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (SEM stub) good in collection 1 SEM stub with OPH-333 - no. 42/43
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
fragment (dry) subsample good in collection 1 returned