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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6095 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiosphalma nitidum
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomusium nitidum
  • High Seas
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Western: High Seas
  • April 28, 1934
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Ophiosphalma nitidum (H.L. Clark, 1939)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiosphalma nitidum
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophiomusium nitidum H.L. Clark, 1939
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiomusium nitidum
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1939
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1939, Page 126, Paratype of Ophiomusium nitidum
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: High Seas
Verbatim Locality: central Arabian Sea
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 2100 to 3872 fms
Coordinates: 9° 7´ 6´´ N 55° 27´ 6´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1934-04-28; Source: John Murray Expedition 1933-1934 (British Museum of Natural History Scientific Reports)
Coordinate Remarks: to 9° 08' 48" N 55° 31' 48" E
Collecting Date: April 28, 1934
Collecting Time: 17.15
HEMS Mabahiss
John Murray Expedition
station number: 171
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (missing leg) in collection 1