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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-6798 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphilimna olivacea
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Amphitarsus spinifer
  • Gay Head-Bermuda transect
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest
  • 28/8/1962
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Amphilimna olivacea (Lyman, 1869)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphilimna olivacea
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-04
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Amphitarsus spinifer Schoener, 1967
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Amphiuridae Amphitarsus spinifer
Identified by Amy Schoener in 1967
Nature of ID: type ID
Schoener 1967, Page 4, Holotype of Amphitarsus spinifer
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Media of type text, Schoener 1967. Description:MCZ Breviora no. 269
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Media Details
MCZ Breviora no. 269
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: Gay Head-Bermuda transect
Collecting Method: Anchor Dredge
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: to 200 m
Coordinates: 40° 1.8´ N 70° 42´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1962-08-28; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 28/8/1962
station number: Slope #2
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (arms missing) in collection 1