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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6027 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphioncus platydiscus
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphioncus platydiscus
  • Africa, Federal Republic of Somalia, Gulf of Aden
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western
  • September 21, 1933
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Amphioncus platydiscus H.L. Clark, 1939
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphioncus platydiscus
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1939, Page 68, Paratype of Amphioncus platydiscus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: Africa, Federal Republic of Somalia, Gulf of Aden
Verbatim Locality: Gulf of Aden
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 102 fms
Coordinates: 10° 29´ 48´´ N 45° 1´ 48´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1933-09-21; Source: John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 (British Museum of Natural History Scientific Reports)
Collecting Date: September 21, 1933
Collecting Time: 8.0
HEMS Mabahiss
John Murray Expedition
station number: 16
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (missing arms) in collection 1