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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5882 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Amphiura) capensis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphiura adjecta
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • August, 1929 (1929-08-01 - 1929-08-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Amphiura (Amphiura) capensis Ljungman, 1867
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Amphiura) capensis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Amphiura adjecta Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura adjecta
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1933
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Mortensen 1933, Page 355, Paratype of Amphiura adjecta

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, off Durban
Verbatim Locality: off Durban
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -30.004757° 31.493164° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 71198 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-05; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of what is currently called Durban
Collecting Date: August, 1929 (1929-08-01 - 1929-08-31)
Collectors
Theodor Mortensen
Java-South Africa Expedition 1929-1930
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1