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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-441

Ophiosphalma armigerum (Lyman, 1878)

Syntype of Ophiomusium armigerum

Date Collected:

1873-08-25

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Eastern Central: High Seas | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 109, Syntype of Ophiomusium armigerum Lyman, 1878 plate I figs 21, 22
Media type: text, Lyman 1878. Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 106

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 3 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Eastern Central
  • Country:
  • High Seas
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Depth:
  • 1850 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 1.78333333, -24.433333 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1873-08-25 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (1° 47′ 0″ N  24° 26′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1873-08-25
  • Verbatim Date:
  • August 25, 1873
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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  • [Masked]