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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5887 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiura (Ophionema) hexacantha
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophionema hexacantha
  • Panama, Isla de Taboga
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central
  • February 1916 (1916-02-01 - 1916-02-28)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Amphiura (Ophionema) hexacantha Nielsen, 1932
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphiura (Ophionema) hexacantha
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophionema hexacantha Nielsen, 1932
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Ophionema hexacantha
Identified by Eigel Nielsen
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1932
Citations
Nielsen 1932, Page 277, Paratype of Ophionema hexacantha

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: Panama, Isla de Taboga
Verbatim Locality: Panama, Taboga
General Habitat: sandy beach at low tide
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 8.8° -79.55° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 7 km
Penny Benson; 2014-03-03; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: February 1916 (1916-02-01 - 1916-02-28)
Collectors
Theodor Mortensen
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good and broken in collection 1