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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5045

Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887

Holotype of Ophiactis acosmeta

Date Collected:

1931

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

Current Identification
Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiactis acosmeta H.L. Clark, 1938 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID

Media 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
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) fair in collection 1 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:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Western Australia
  • Specific Locality:
  • Dongara
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • W.A.: Dongarra
  • Georeference:
  • -29.267176, 114.759935 (Error radius: 13492m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-05-28 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1931-01-01 / 1931-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1931 approximate
  • Collectors:
  • Edward William Bennett; Harvard Australian Expedition 1931-1932

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