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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4310 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Astrothorax waitei
  • whole animal (dry)
  • South Africa, Eastern Cape, Buffalo City
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • [no verbatim date data] (1897-01-01 - 1907-12-31)
Identifications
Astrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrothorax waitei
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Astrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrothorax waitei
Identified by Alan N. Baker in 1978
Nature of ID: expert ID
Astrothamnus papillatus H.L. Clark, 1923
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Euryalida Gorgonocephalidae Astrothamnus papillatus
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1923
Nature of ID: erroneous citation
Citations
Clark 1923, Page 316, Voucher of Astrothamnus papillatus
listed in Downey 1969 as a Paratype, it is not
 
The Echinoderm Fauna of South Africa
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Media Details
The Echinoderm Fauna of South Africa
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, Eastern Cape, Buffalo City
Verbatim Locality: Cape Colony: East London, north 15 miles
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 310 fms
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1897-01-01 - 1907-12-31)
Collectors
SS Pieter Faure
Identifiers
station number: 12884
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 3
Remarks: housed in TYPE collection