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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-835

Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883

Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus

Date Collected:

1879-01-24/1879-01-29

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Dominica | [coordinate data only]

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

  • station number: 176
  • station number: 185
  • station number: 188
  • station number: 190

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (70% ethanol) good and broken in collection 18 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-06
Remarks: Localities vetted

  • None

  • None

  • None

  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • Dominica
  • Specific Locality:
  • [coordinate data only]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Dominica
  • Depth:
  • 333 - 524 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 15.4080850, -61.463564 (Error radius: 16000m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-05-08 (Source: Google Earth)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1879-01-24 / 1879-01-29
  • Verbatim Date:
  • January 24-29, 1879
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]