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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5913 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiophycis gracilis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiophycis gracilis
  • St. Helena and Dependencies, St. Helena Island
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast
  • February 24, 1930
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Ophiophycis gracilis Mortensen, 1933
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiophycis gracilis
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1933
Nature of ID: type ID
Mortensen 1933, Page 455, Paratype of Ophiophycis gracilis
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: St. Helena and Dependencies, St. Helena Island
Verbatim Locality: St. Helena Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 480 m
Coordinates: -15.957262° -5.707553° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 20222 m
Penny Benson; 2014-11-17; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced on land to include waters off the coasts of St. Helena Island
Collecting Date: February 24, 1930
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 1