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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-642 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata loveni
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha loveni
  • High Seas
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Eastern: High Seas
  • March 3, 1874
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Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata loveni (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiuridae Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata loveni
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-23
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioglypha loveni Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha loveni
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 80, Syntype of Ophioglypha loveni
plate IV figs 109-111
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: Indian Ocean
Country: High Seas
Specific Locality: High Seas
Verbatim Locality: SE Indian Ocean
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1950 fms
Coordinates: 53° 55´ 0´´ S 108° 35´ 0´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-03-03; Source: 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: March 3, 1874
station number: 157
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 2
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-12
  Remark: Localities vetted