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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5930 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiolycus nutrix
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioscolex nutrix
  • Falkland Islands
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southwest
  • June 30, 1928
Ophiolycus nutrix (Mortensen, 1936)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiolycus nutrix
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-03-02
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioscolex nutrix Mortensen, 1928
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophioscolex nutrix
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1936
Nature of ID: type ID
Mortensen 1936, Page 243, Syntype of Ophioscolex nutrix
Plate VII fig 6
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Falkland Islands
Verbatim Locality: off Falkland Ids
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 127 to 131 fms
Collecting Date: June 30, 1928
station number: WS820
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2