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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5041 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis macrolepidota
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiactis acosmeta
  • Australia, Queensland, Port Curtis
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1937-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis macrolepidota
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiactis acosmeta H.L. Clark, 1938
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae Ophiactis acosmeta
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1938, Page 262, Paratype of Ophiactis acosmeta

 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Queensland, Port Curtis
Verbatim Locality: Port Curtis, Queensland
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -17.2° 146.05° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 301 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-28; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1937-12-31)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 2