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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-745 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Amphiophiura metabula
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Holotype of Amphiophiura metabula
  • Near Morro Light, north of Havana
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea: Cuba
  • January 18, 1878
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Amphiophiura metabula H.L. Clark, 1915
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Amphiophiura metabula
Identified by Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Identification Made Date: 1915
Citations
Clark 1915, Page 311, Holotype of Amphiophiura metabula
Plate 17 figs 1-3
 
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
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Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXV no. 4
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Sea: Caribbean Sea
Country: Cuba
Specific Locality: Near Morro Light, north of Havana
Verbatim Locality: Cuba, Near Morro Light, north of Havana
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 292 fms
Coordinates: 23° 11´ 0´´ N 82° 23´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1877-01-01; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 18, 1878
Collectors
USCSS Blake Expeditions
Identifiers
station number: 16
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor (missing arms) in collection 1