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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5912 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocten affinis simulans
  • whole animal (dry mount)
  •    Paratype of Ophiocten amitinum var. microplax
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: South Africa
  • July 1929 (1929-07-01 - 1929-07-31)
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Ophiocten affinis simulans (Mortensen, 1936)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten affinis simulans
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocten amitinum var. microplax Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten amitinum var. microplax
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1933
Nature of ID: type ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: South Africa
Specific Locality: Port Elizabeth
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -33.894445° 25.784503° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 17237 m
Penny Benson; 2020-04-09; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of Port Elizabeth
Collecting Date: July 1929 (1929-07-01 - 1929-07-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry mount) fair in collection 1