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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-822 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiozonella marmorea
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
  • off Frederickstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix
  • January 5, 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 Hubert Lyman Clark
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 233, Paratype of Ophiozona marmorea
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Virgin Islands of the United States
Island: Saint Croix
Specific Locality: off Frederickstadt
Verbatim Locality: Off St. Cruz, Frederickstadt
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 248 fms
Coordinates: 17° 37´ 15´´ N 64° 48´ 20´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1879-01-05; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Collecting Date: January 5, 1879
station number: 134
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 3