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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5911 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata tumida
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiura tumida
  • South Africa, off Durban
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • August, 1929 (1929-08-01 - 1929-08-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata tumida Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata tumida
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiura tumida Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiura tumida
Identified by Theodor Mortensen
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1933
Citations
Mortensen 1933, Page 387, Syntype of Ophiura tumida
Figures 85b, c ; Plate 19 Figures 22, 23
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) fair in collection 1