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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5257 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopsammus assimilis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Pectinura nigra
  • Australia, Western Australia, Bunbury, Koombana Bay
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • October 26, 1929
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Ophiopsammus assimilis (Bell, 1888)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophiopsammus assimilis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Pectinura nigra H.L. Clark, 1938
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Pectinura nigra
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1938, Page 344, Holotype of Pectinura nigra
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
Specific Locality: Australia, Western Australia, Bunbury, Koombana Bay
Verbatim Locality: W. Australia: Bunbury, Koombana Bay
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 5 to 8 fms
Coordinates: -33.31333° 115.64778° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 647 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-30; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: October 26, 1929
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1