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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-835 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Dominica
  • January 24-29, 1879 (1879-01-24 - 1879-01-29)
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Identifications
Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophiernus adspersus Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiernus adspersus
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Lyman 1883, Page 236, Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Dominica
Specific Locality: [coordinate data only]
Verbatim Locality: off Dominica
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 333 to 524 fms
Coordinates: 15.408085° -61.463564° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 16000 m
Penny Benson; 2014-05-08; Source: Google Earth
Coordinate Remarks: mid point between 4 stations
Collecting Date: January 24-29, 1879 (1879-01-24 - 1879-01-29)
Identifiers
station number: 176
station number: 185
station number: 188
station number: 190
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good and broken in collection 18
Attributes
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-06
  Remark: Localities vetted