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Syntype of Ophioglypha orbiculata

Date Collected:

1875-06-17

Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan | off Yokohama

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-25
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 74, Syntype of Ophioglypha orbiculata Lyman, 1878 Plate IV figs 103-105
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

(Media Record)(media file)

Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 237

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 2 History

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Pacific, Northwest
  • Country:
  • Japan
  • Specific Locality:
  • off Yokohama
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Depth:
  • 1875 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 34.6166666, 140.533333 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1875-06-17 (Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (34° 37′ 0″ N  140° 32′ 0″ E)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1875-06-17
  • Verbatim Date:
  • June 17, 1875
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • bottom temp: 1.7° C
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None