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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-610 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopleura inermis
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha inermis
  • off Tristan da Cunha
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Southeast: Tristan da Cunha
  • October 18, 1873
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Ophiopleura inermis (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiopleura inermis
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-23
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioglypha inermis Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha inermis
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1879
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 95, Syntype of Ophioglypha inermis
Plate V figs 123-125
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Tristan da Cunha
Specific Locality: off Tristan da Cunha
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1000 fms
Coordinates: 37° 21´ 0´´ S 12° 22´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1873-10-18; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: October 18, 1873
station number: 135e
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) broken in collection 1