MCZ Kronosaurus Logo

MCZBASE:The Database of the Zoological Collections

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Harvard University

  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4123 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • Nevis
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • January 15, 1879
  • BerkeleyMapper Use ctrl+scroll wheel on your mouse or double click
    to zoom in on the map to see coordinate uncertainty.
    Use the BerkeleyMapper link to display a map with the georeferenced coordinates and the error radius. See Display on left of pages to toggle between Point Marker showing the radius and “MarkerCluster� showing the specimen data when clicked.
Identifications
Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiernus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 236, Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Specific Locality: Nevis
Verbatim Locality: off Nevis
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 373.5 fms
Coordinates: 17° 11´ 22´´ N 62° 46´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-15; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 15, 1879
Identifiers
station number: 150
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-22
  Remark: Localities vetted