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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-735 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura metabula
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphiophiura metabula
  • St. Croix: off Frederickstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • January 4, 1878
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Amphiophiura metabula H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura metabula
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark
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
Specific Locality: St. Croix: off Frederickstadt
Verbatim Locality: U.S. Virgin Islands, Off Frederickstadt, St. Croix
Locality Remarks: coordinates are for station 130, all were off St. Croix
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 451 to 625 fms
Coordinates: 17° 43´ 0´´ N 64° 55´ 10´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1878-01-04; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: January 4, 1878
station number: 130
station number: 136
station number: 137
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) fair (some broken arms) in collection 5