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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-761

Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878

Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum

Date Collected:

1874-01

Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands | Iles Kerguelen: Baie de L'Oiseau

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Identified as Ophiocten amitinum type status Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum.  Aspect: labels

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Ophiocten amitinum. Syntype. Aspect: labels

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Identified as Ophiocten amitinum type status Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum.  Aspect: dorsal

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Ophiocten amitinum. Syntype. Aspect: dorsal

Media type: image, MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Identified as Ophiocten amitinum type status Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum.  Aspect: ventral

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MCZ:IZ:OPH-761 Ophiocten amitinum. Syntype. Aspect: ventral

Current Identification
Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 199, Syntype of Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878 plate V figs 129, 130
Media type: text, Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

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Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 149 (based on label information)

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-09-30
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (dry) good in collection 3 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-09-27

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • Country:
  • Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [antarctic treaty area]
  • Specific Locality:
  • Iles Kerguelen: Baie de L'Oiseau
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Kerguelen Islands
  • Depth:
  • 28 fms
  • Georeference:
  • -48.686573, 69.0547500 (Error radius: 647m) By: Penny Benson on 2021-08-12 (Source: GEOLocate and 'Challenger' Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1874-01-01 / 1874-01-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 1874
  • Collector:
  • HMS Challenger Expedition 1873-1876

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  • [Masked]