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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-761 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocten amitinum
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum
  • Iles Kerguelen: Baie de L'Oiseau
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • January 1874 (1874-01-01 - 1874-01-31)
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Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten amitinum
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 199, Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum
plate V figs 129, 130
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Specific Locality: Iles Kerguelen: Baie de L'Oiseau
Verbatim Locality: Kerguelen Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 120 fms
Coordinates: -48.686573° 69.05475° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 647 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-16; Source: GEOLocate and 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: January 1874 (1874-01-01 - 1874-01-31)
station number: 149 (based on label information)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 3