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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-786 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura flagellata
  • partial animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Gymnophiura coerulescens
  • Ventana Bay, offshore of Baja California
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Mexico: Baja California
  • 20 April 1891
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Ophiura flagellata (Lyman, 1878)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiura flagellata
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-09
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Gymnophiura coerulescens Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Gymnophiura coerulescens
Identified by Christian Lutken, Theodor Mortensen in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 114, Syntype of Gymnophiura coerulescens
plate VII
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: Mexico
State/Province: Baja California
Specific Locality: Ventana Bay, offshore of Baja California
Verbatim Locality: Ventana Bay, offshore of Bay, Baja California
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 995 fms
Coordinates: 23° 59´ 0´´ N 108° 40´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-04-20; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: 20 April 1891
station number: 3431
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (dry) fair, missing 2 arms in collection 1