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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-816 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella alba
  • whole animal (70% ethanol); fragment (dry)
  •    Syntype of Ophiozona alba
  • east of Cocos Island
  • Pacific Ocean: Pacific, Eastern Central: Panama
  • February 26, 1891
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Ophiozonella alba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella alba
Identified by World Register of Marine Species
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: confirmed by Daniela Yepes Gaurisas (April 2014)
Ophiozona alba Lütken, 1899
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona alba
Identified by Christian Lutken in 1899
Nature of ID: type ID
Lutken and Mortensen 1899, Page 102, Syntype of Ophiozona alba
plate VI figs 7-9
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: Panama
Specific Locality: east of Cocos Island
Verbatim Locality: Panama: east of Cocos Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 1175 fms
Coordinates: 5° 56´ 0´´ N 85° 10´ 30´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1891-02-26; Source: Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the US Fisheries Steamer Albatross
Collecting Date: February 26, 1891
station number: 3362
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) unknown being processed 1 removed for SEM by Tania Pineda-Enriquez (sample 337) - Arm segment: proximal 2 to 4 seg
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 1