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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5242 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocoma occidentalis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiocoma occidentalis
  • Rottnest Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia: Western Australia
  • October 1913 (1913-10-01 - 1913-10-31)
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Ophiocoma occidentalis H.L. Clark, 1938
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiocomidae Ophiocoma occidentalis
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1938, Page 334, Paratype of Ophiocoma occidentalis
Media of type text, Clark 1938. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: Western Australia
Specific Locality: Rottnest Island
Verbatim Locality: W. Australia: Rottnest I.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -32.004658° 115.519226° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 12728 m
Penny Benson; 2014-09-26; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: October 1913 (1913-10-01 - 1913-10-31)
Beresford E. Bardwell
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 4