MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-881

Ophiosphalma armigerum (Lyman, 1878)

Syntype of Ophiomusium planum

Date Collected:


Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida | West of Tortugas

Media type: image;   Invertebrate Zoology OPH-881 Description: Preserved specimen.;

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Shows Cataloged Item: MCZ:IZ:OPH-881 Ophiosphalma armigerum Syntype Description

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiomusium planum Lyman, 1878 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiolepididae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman IIIlinked data icon in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID

Lyman 1878, page 218, Syntype of Ophiomusium planum Lyman, 1878 plate III figs 46-48
Media type: text; Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7;

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Shows Publication: Lyman 1878 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7

  • station number: 29

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-11-18
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-11-04   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (70% ethanol) poor (broken arms) in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-11-18
associated grant Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn) By: Penny Benson 2021-09-16
Remarks: Localities vetted

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Florida
  • Specific Locality:
  • West of Tortugas
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • off Florida; Gulf of Mexico, west of Tortugas
  • Depth:
  • 955 fms
  • Habitat Description:
  • bottom temp: 39° F
  • Georeference:
  • 24.6000000°, -84.083333° (Error radius: Not Specified) By: [no agent data] on 1878-02-15 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (24° 36′ 0″ N  84° 5′ 0″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1878-02-15
  • Collector:
  • USCSS Blake Expeditions

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