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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-4962

Amphiura (Fellaria) octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915)

Paratype of Ophionephthys decacantha

Date Collected:

1929-09

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia: Western Australia | Broome

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophionephthys decacantha H L Clark, 1938 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Media of type text, Clark 1938. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV

(Media Record)(media file)

Clark 1938 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV

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Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) small fragments in collection 1 History (3)

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  • enclosed note reads 'I think this disc belongs in No. 4962 and not in Amphipholis australiana, G. Pope' but, there is no disc (PBenson 2014)

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Western Australia
  • Specific Locality:
  • Broome
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Broome, W. Australia
  • Georeference:
  • -17.971382, 122.241280 (Error radius: 2672m) By: Jennifer Goldstein on 2020-02-27 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1929-09-01 / 1929-09-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • September 1929
  • Collector:
  • Carnegie Australian Harvard Expedition

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