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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5893 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioplus falcatus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphioplus falcatus
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • Aug 26, 1929
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Identifications
Amphioplus falcatus Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioplus falcatus
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1933
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Mortensen 1933, Page 365, Paratype of Amphioplus falcatus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: South Africa, 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: Aug 26, 1929
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1