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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-767 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiocten hastatum
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiocten pacificum
  • east of the Galapagos Islands
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Southeast: Ecuador: Galápagos: Galapagos Archipelago
  • March 27, 1891
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Ophiocten hastatum Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten hastatum
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiocten pacificum Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiocten pacificum
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 131, Syntype of Ophiocten pacificum
plate III figs 5-7
Media of type text, Lutken and Mortensen 1899. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. XXIII no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Pacific Ocean
Country: Ecuador
State/Province: Galápagos
Island Group: Galapagos Archipelago
Specific Locality: east of the Galapagos Islands
Verbatim Locality: Ecuador: east of the Galapagos Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1322 fms
Coordinates: 0° 36´ 0´´ S 86° 46´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-03-27; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: March 27, 1891
station number: 3400
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) poor in collection 4