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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-789 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiura verrucosa
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Pectinura verrucosa
  • Iles Kerguelen: NW Kerguelen Islands
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • 1874-1876 (1874-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
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Ophiura verrucosa (Studer, 1876)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiura verrucosa
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-03-03
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Pectinura verrucosa Studer, 1876
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Pectinura verrucosa
Identified by Theophile R. Studer in 1876
Nature of ID: type ID
Studer 1876, Page 461, Syntype of Pectinura verrucosa
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Specific Locality: Iles Kerguelen: NW Kerguelen Islands
Verbatim Locality: NW Kerguelen Islands
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 115 fms
Coordinates: -51.304233° 66.448568° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 140000 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-25; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: 1874-1876 (1874-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) poor (broken arms) in collection 1