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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6003 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomoeris obstricta
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomoeris parva
  • Republic of the Maldives
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Maldives
  • April 6, 1934
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Identifications
Ophiomoeris obstricta (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomoeris obstricta
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiomoeris parva H.L. Clark, 1939
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophiomoeris parva
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1939
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Clark 1939, Page 39, Paratype of Ophiomoeris parva
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Maldives
Specific Locality: Republic of the Maldives
Verbatim Locality: Indian Ocean, Maldive area
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 229 m
Coordinates: 4° 43´ 48´´ N 72° 55´ 24´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1934-04-06; Source: John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 (British Museum of Natural History Scientific Reports)
Coordinate Remarks: to 4° 44'39"N 72 54'39"E
Collecting Date: April 6, 1934
Collecting Time: 15.45
Identifiers
station number: 157
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 2