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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-821 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella marmorea
  • partial animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
  • off Guadeloupe
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Guadeloupe
  • January 21, 1879
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Ophiozonella marmorea (Lyman, 1883)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae Ophiozonella marmorea
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: confirmed by Daniela Yepes Gaurisas (April 2014); revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiozona marmorea Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae Ophiozona marmorea
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 233, Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Guadeloupe
Specific Locality: off Guadeloupe
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 151 fms
Coordinates: 15° 55´ 55´´ N 61° 41´ 35´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-21; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 21, 1879
station number: 164
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (70% ethanol) fair in collection 1 missing 2 arms
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-15
  Remark: Localities vetted