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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4211 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioceres bispinosus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophioplocus bispinosus
  • Westernport, Philip Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia: Victoria
  • May 1915 (1915-05-01 - 1915-05-31)
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Ophioceres bispinosus (H.L. Clark, 1918)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophioceres bispinosus
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioplocus bispinosus H.L. Clark, 1918
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophioplocus bispinosus
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1918
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1918, Page 337, Paratype of Ophioplocus bispinosus

MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
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Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: Victoria
Specific Locality: Westernport, Philip Island
Verbatim Locality: Philip Id., Westernport Victoria
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -38.461767° 145.364085° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 5273 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-20; Source: GEOLocate and Google Earth
Collecting Date: May 1915 (1915-05-01 - 1915-05-31)
Joseph Gabriel
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2