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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-618 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata irrorata
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha grandis
  • United States, Massachusetts, South of Georges Bank
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest
  • September 2, 1885
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Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata irrorata
Identified by World Register of Marine Species on 2015-02-23
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioglypha grandis Verrill, 1894
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha grandis
Identified by Addison Emery Verrill in 1894
Nature of ID: type ID
Verrill 1894, Page 293, Syntype of Ophioglypha grandis
Media of type text, Verrill 1894. Description:Descriptions of New Species of Starfishes and Ophiurans
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Media Details
Descriptions of New Species of Starfishes and Ophiurans
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, Massachusetts, South of Georges Bank
Verbatim Locality: Georges Bank
Collecting Method: Small Beam Trawl
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1742 fms
Coordinates: 40° 34´ 18´´ N 66° 9´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 2011-03-06; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: September 2, 1885
station number: 2573
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) broken - arms missing in collection 1