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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-846 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiopleura borealis
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophiopleura borealis
  • Denmark, NW of Faeroe Islands
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northeast: Denmark
  • 1876 (1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
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Ophiopleura borealis Danielssen & Koren, 1877
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophiopleura borealis
Identified by Daniel Danielssen, Johan Koren in 1877
Nature of ID: type ID
Danielssen and Koren 1877, Page 77, Syntype of Ophiopleura borealis
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Fra Den norske Nordhavsexpedition
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Media Details
Fra Den norske Nordhavsexpedition
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Denmark
Specific Locality: Denmark, NW of Faeroe Islands
Verbatim Locality: off Kristiansemd, Norway
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 510 fms
Coordinates: 63° 5´ 0´´ N 3° 0´ 0´´ W (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1876-12-31; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 1876 (1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31)
Norwegian North Atlantic Expedition
station number: 33te
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
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