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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5045 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiactis macrolepidota
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Ophiactis acosmeta
  • Australia, Western Australia; Dongara
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • 1931 approximate (1931-01-01 - 1931-12-31)
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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
Clark 1938, Page 262, Holotype of Ophiactis acosmeta

MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Australia, Western Australia; Dongara
Verbatim Locality: W.A.: Dongarra
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -29.267176° 114.759935° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 13492 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-28; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 1931 approximate (1931-01-01 - 1931-12-31)
Edward William Bennett
Harvard Australian Expedition 1931-1932
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1