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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-619 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata irrorata
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha orbiculata
  • off Yokohama
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Northwest: Japan
  • June 17, 1875
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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 2015-02-25
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Ophioglypha orbiculata Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha orbiculata
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 74, Syntype of Ophioglypha orbiculata
Plate IV figs 103-105
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: Pacific Ocean
Country: Japan
Specific Locality: off Yokohama
Verbatim Locality: [coordinate data only]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1875 fms
Coordinates: 34° 37´ 0´´ N 140° 32´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1875-06-17; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: June 17, 1875
station number: 237
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 2