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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-533 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura acervata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophioglypha acervata
  • off Alligator Reef
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • May 8, 1869 (1868-05-08 - 1869-05-08)
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Ophiura acervata (Lyman, 1869)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiura acervata
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioglypha acervata Lyman, 1869
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha acervata
Identified by Alexander Agassiz in 1869
Nature of ID: type ID
Media of type text, de Pourtales and Lyman 1869. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. I no. 10
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: off Alligator Reef
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 79 to 88 fms
Coordinates: 24° 46´ 30´´ N 80° 33´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1869-05-08; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: and 24° 47' 18"N 80° 32' 15"W (Cast No. 6)
Collecting Date: May 8, 1869 (1868-05-08 - 1869-05-08)
specimen code: Cast No. 6
station number: Cast No. 5.
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 10