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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5342 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiodaphne formata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiodaphne materna
  • Moluccas, Kei Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Western Central: Indonesia: Maluku Islands
  • March 31, 1922
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Ophiodaphne formata (Koehler, 1905)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiodaphne formata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiodaphne materna Koehler, 1930
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophiodaphne materna
Identified by René Koehler in 1930
Nature of ID: type ID
Koehler 1931, Page 129, Paratype of Ophiodaphne materna

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Indonesia
Island Group: Maluku Islands
Specific Locality: Moluccas, Kei Islands
Verbatim Locality: Kei Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 136 fms
Coordinates: -5.677461° 132.554025° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 79655 m
Penny Benson; 2019-11-26; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: March 31, 1922
Theodor Mortensen
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (missing legs) in collection 1