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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4214 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocomella ophiactoides
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiacantha oligacantha
  • Florida: Tortugas, Garden Key
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • June 1917 (1917-06-01 - 1917-06-30)
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Ophiocomella ophiactoides (H.L. Clark, 1900)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocomella ophiactoides
coralline brittle star
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiacantha oligacantha H.L. Clark, 1918
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiacantha oligacantha
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1918
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Clark 1918, Page 265, Holotype of Ophiacantha oligacantha
plate 7, fig 5
Media of type text, Clark 1918. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXII no. 6
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida: Tortugas, Garden Key
Verbatim Locality: Florida: Tortugas, Garden Key
Associated Species: in coralline algae
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 24.62861° -82.87333° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 15130 m
Penny Benson; 1917-06-01; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: June 1917 (1917-06-01 - 1917-06-30)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1