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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4210 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiophragmus pulcher
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiophragmus pulcher
  • Florida: Bird Key, Tortugas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • June 1917 (1917-06-01 - 1917-06-30)
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Ophiophragmus pulcher H.L. Clark, 1918
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiophragmus pulcher
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1918
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1918, Page 270, Holotype of Ophiophragmus pulcher
Plate 2 figs 4,5 ; Plate 8 fig 1
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
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MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida: Bird Key, Tortugas
Verbatim Locality: Florida: Bird Key, Tortugas
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 24.6185° -82.8854° (Datum: WGS84)
Penny Benson; 2014-03-04; Source: Google Earth and Mapcarta
Collecting Date: June 1917 (1917-06-01 - 1917-06-30)
Carnegie Institute Expedition 1916-1917
Hubert Lyman Clark
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1
Microhabitat: Reef-Flat, in mud