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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5911

Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata tumida Mortensen, 1933

Syntype of Ophiura tumida

Date Collected:

1929-08

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western | South Africa, off Durban

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiura tumida Mortensen, 1933 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodor Mortensen in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Mortensen 1933, page 387, Syntype of Ophiura tumida Mortensen, 1933 Figures 85b, c ; Plate 19 Figures 22, 23

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Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1 History

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Western
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [unknown]
  • Specific Locality:
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Durban
  • Georeference:
  • -30.004757, 31.4931640 (Error radius: 71198m) By: Penny Benson on 2015-04-05 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1929-08-01 / 1929-08-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • August, 1929
  • Collectors:
  • Theodor Mortensen; Java-South Africa Expedition 1929-1930

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