MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5257

Ophiopsammus assimilis (Bell, 1888)

Holotype of Pectinura nigra

Date Collected:

1929-10-26

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: Australia: Western Australia | Bunbury, Koombana Bay

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Pectinura nigra H.L. Clark, 1938 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clarklinked data icon in 1938
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text; Clark 1938 Description: MCZ Memoirs Vol. LV;

(Media Record) (Related) (File)

Shows Publication: 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 2022-10-14
subsampled by = Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-14   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-14

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Eastern
  • Country:
  • Australia
  • State/Province:
  • Western Australia
  • Specific Locality:
  • Bunbury, Koombana Bay
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • W. Australia: Bunbury, Koombana Bay
  • Depth:
  • 5 - 8 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -33.313330°, 115.647780° (Error radius: 847m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-06-30 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1929-10-26
  • Verbatim Date:
  • October 26, 1929
  • Collector:
  • Carnegie Australian Harvard Expedition

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