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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6232

Amphilimna mirabilis (H.L. Clark, 1941)

Holotype of Amphitarsus mirabilis

Date Collected:

1938-04-01/1939-04-30

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba | Old Bahama Channel, north of Cayo Coco

Current Identification
Amphilimna mirabilis (H.L. Clark, 1941) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identifications
Amphilimna mirabilis (H.L. Clark, 1941) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Amphitarsus mirabilis H.L. Clark, 1941 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae
Determiner: Hubert Lyman Clark in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

Clark 1941, page 83, Holotype of Amphitarsus mirabilis H.L. Clark, 1941 Plate 8 figures 1,2

  • station number: 3402

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-10-11
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-10-11   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) fair (broken legs) in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-06-09
Remarks: Localities vetted
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-10-11

  • None

  • per AM Clark, 1954 - this is not an Amphiuridae but an Opholeucid

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Cuba
  • Specific Locality:
  • Old Bahama Channel, north of Cayo Coco
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Cayo Coco, Camaguey
  • Depth:
  • 230 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 22.6000000, -78.350000 (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1939-04-30 (Source: The Atlantis Expeditions to the West Indies in 1938 and 1939 compiled by Fenner A. Chace, Jr.)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (22° 36′ 0″ N  78° 21′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Method:
  • otter trawl 35'
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1938-04-01 / 1939-04-30
  • Verbatim Date:
  • April 28
  • Collectors:
  • RV Atlantis; Harvard-Havana Expedition

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]