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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-576 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura bullata convexa
  • whole animal (dry); whole animal (dry) sample
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha convexa
  • High Seas
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: High Seas
  • June 23, 1875
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Amphiophiura bullata convexa (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura bullata convexa
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioglypha convexa Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha convexa
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 84, Syntype of Ophioglypha convexa
plate III figs 83,84
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: High Seas
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 2300 fms
Coordinates: 35° 41´ 0´´ S 157° 42´ 0´´ W (Datum: WGS84)
[no agent data]; 1875-07-02; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: June 23, 1875
collector number: 2301
station number: 241
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 2
whole animal (dry) subsample broken on loan 1