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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-5952 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella falklandica
  • fragment (dry); whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozonella falklandica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southwest
  • Jan 18, 1932
Identifications
Ophiozonella falklandica Mortensen, 1936
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella falklandica
Identified by Theodor Mortensen in 1936
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Mortensen 1936, Page 301, Syntype of Ophiozonella falklandica
figures 30,31
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Falkland Islands
Verbatim Locality: off Falkland Ids
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 195 to 203 fms
Collecting Date: Jan 18, 1932
Collectors
Identifiers
station number: WS820
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 341) - Arm segment: proximal 3 to 5 seg
whole animal (dry) good in collection 3