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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-839 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiernus adspersus adspersus
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus
  • St. Croix: off Fredericksstadt
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea
  • April 1, 1879 (1879-01-04)
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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
Sea: Caribbean Sea
Specific Locality: St. Croix: off Fredericksstadt
Verbatim Locality: U.S. Virgin Islands, off Fredericksstadt, St. Croix
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 314 fms
Coordinates: 17° 42´ 35´´ N 64° 54´ 20´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-04-01; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: April 1, 1879 (1879-01-04)
Identifiers
station number: 129
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) broken - fair in collection 6