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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5038 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis savignyi
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiactis savignyi var. lutea
  • Australia, Northern Territory: Quail Island: W of Darwin
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • July 9, 1929
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis savignyi
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiactis savignyi var. lutea H.L. Clark, 1938
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis savignyi var. lutea
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1938
Citations
 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Northern Territory: Quail Island: W of Darwin
Verbatim Locality: Quail Island: W of Darwin
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -12.5204° 130.4333° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3554 m
Penny Benson; 2014-09-17; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: July 9, 1929
Collectors
Carnegie Australian Harvard Expedition
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 photographed by Noe Salgado Ortiz September 2015