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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6036

Ophiactis versicolor H.L. Clark, 1939

Paratype of Ophiactis versicolor

Date Collected:

1933-09-17

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: Yemen | Bay between Great Hanish and Suyul Hanish Islands

Current Identification
Ophiactis versicolor H.L. Clark, 1939 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiactidae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Reviewed by Gordon Hendler May 2013; Identification Made Date: 1939

  • station number: MBIb

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
age class young By: Hubert Lyman Clark 1939-01-01

  • None

  • [according to WoRMs the valid species is 'Ophiactis savigni' but this specimen is not O. savignyi per Rebeca Granja-Fern├índez April 2016]

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Western
  • Country:
  • Yemen
  • Specific Locality:
  • Bay between Great Hanish and Suyul Hanish Islands
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Bay between Gt. Hanish and Suyul Hanish Islands, Red Sea
  • Depth:
  • 29 m
  • Georeference:
  • 13.6583333, 42.7166666 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1933-09-17 (Source: John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 (British Museum of Natural History Scientific Reports))
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (13° 39′ 30″ N  42° 43′ 0″ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1933-09-17
  • Verbatim Date:
  • September 17, 1933
  • Time Collected:
  • 11.0
  • Collector:
  • John Murray Expedition

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

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