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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-733 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura metabula
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphiophiura metabula
  • Off Morro Light
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Cuba: Havana
  • December 1878 (1878-12-01 - 1878-12-31)
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Amphiophiura metabula H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura metabula
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark in 1915
Nature of ID: type ID
Clark 1915, Page 311, Paratype of Amphiophiura metabula
Media of type text, Clark 1915. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Cuba
State/Province: Havana
Specific Locality: Off Morro Light
Verbatim Locality: Cuba, Off Morro Light, Havana
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 175 to 250 fms
Coordinates: 23.164775° -82.369832° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 2759 m
Penny Benson; 2015-04-15; Source: GEOLocate and Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced off the coast near Castillo de Los Tres Reyes Del Morro into Bahia de la Habana
Collecting Date: December 1878 (1878-12-01 - 1878-12-31)
station number: 101
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1