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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-736 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura metabula
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Paratype of Amphiophiura metabula
  • West of Tortugas
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • 1878-02-15
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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: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: West of Tortugas
Verbatim Locality: off Florida; Gulf of Mexico, west of Tortugas
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 955 fms
Coordinates: 29° 24´ 36´´ N 84° 5´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1878-02-15; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: 1878-02-15
station number: 29
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1