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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6009 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthaca papillosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophioplinthaca papillosa
  • Republic of the Maldives
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • April 7, 1934
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Ophioplinthaca papillosa H.L. Clark, 1939
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiacanthidae Ophioplinthaca papillosa
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1939
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1939, Page 49, Paratype of Ophioplinthaca papillosa
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Republic of the Maldives
Verbatim Locality: Indian Ocean, Maldive area
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 500 to 900 fms
Coordinates: 4° 47´ 30´´ N 72° 45´ 18´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1934-04-07; Source: John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 (British Museum of Natural History Scientific Reports)
Coordinate Remarks: to 4° 48' 00" N 72° 46' 42" E
Collecting Date: April 7, 1934
Collecting Time: 12.0
HEMS Mabahiss
John Murray Expedition
station number: 159
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair in collection 2