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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-790 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthus carinata
  • whole animal (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiolepis carinata
  • French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Iles Kerguelen
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • 1874-1876 (1874-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
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Identifications
Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioplinthus carinata
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiolepis carinata Studer, 1876
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiolepis carinata
Identified by Theophile R. Studer in 1876
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Studer 1876, Page 460, Syntype of Ophiolepis carinata
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Specific Locality: French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Iles Kerguelen
Verbatim Locality: Kerguelen
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 60 fms
Coordinates: -50.675055° 68.259955° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 257000 m
Penny Benson; 2014-06-25; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: georeferenced to EEZ zone
Collecting Date: 1874-1876 (1874-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
Collectors
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) good in collection 1