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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-590 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopsammus assimilis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Pectinura dyscrita
  • off Wallongong, S by W 7-8 miles from shore
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southwest: Australia: New South Wales
  • March 18, 1898 (1898-02-01 - 1898-03-31)
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Identifications
Ophiopsammus assimilis (Bell, 1888)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophiopsammus assimilis
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Pectinura dyscrita H.L. Clark, 1909
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Pectinura dyscrita
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1909
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1909, Page 534, Paratype of Pectinura dyscrita

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Australia
State/Province: New South Wales
Specific Locality: off Wallongong, S by W 7-8 miles from shore
Verbatim Locality: New South Wales: off Wallongong, S by W 7-8 miles from shore
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 55 to 56 fms
Coordinates: -34.519651° 151.125366° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 24182 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-28; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: March 18, 1898 (1898-02-01 - 1898-03-31)
Collectors
HMCS Thetis
Identifiers
station number: 48
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1