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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6668 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopeza spinosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Distichophis clarki
  • United States, Hawaii, Oahu, Black Pt.
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Hawaiian Ridge
  • January 1940 (1940-01-01 - 1940-01-31)
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Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Ophiopeza spinosa
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Distichophis clarki Ely, 1942
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Distichophis clarki
Identified by Charles A. Ely
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Reviewed by Gordon Hendler May 2013; Identification Made Date: 1942
Ely 1942, Page 46, Paratype of Distichophis clarki
fig. 12
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Specific Locality: United States, Hawaii, Oahu, Black Pt.
Verbatim Locality: Black Pt. Oahu
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 21.367451° -157.898415° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 10000 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-06; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast of southern Oahu, Honolulu based on a current reference to Black Point
Collecting Date: January 1940 (1940-01-01 - 1940-01-31)
Charles A. Ely
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1