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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-575

Ophioplinthus confragosa (Lyman, 1878)

Syntype of Ophioglypha confragosa

Date Collected:

1876-02-14

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southwest: Argentina | Argentina

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 97, Syntype of Ophioglypha confragosa Lyman, 1878 plate II figs 38, 39, 57
Media type: text; Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7;

(Media Record) (Related) (File)

Shows Publication: Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 320

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-09-27   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Southwest
  • Country:
  • Argentina
  • Specific Locality:
  • Argentina
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Depth:
  • 600 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -37.283333°, -53.866666° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1876-02-14 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (37° 17′ 0″ S  53° 52′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1876-02-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • February 14, 1876
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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  • [Masked]