MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-921

Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876)

Syntype of Ophiolepis carinata

Date Collected:


Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern | French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Iles Kerguelen

Media type: image;   Invertebrate Zoology OPH-921 Description: Preserved specimen.;

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Shows Cataloged Item: MCZ:IZ:OPH-921 Ophioplinthus carinata Syntype Description

Current Identification
Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876) linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-27
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Ophiolepis carinata Studer, 1876 linked data icon
Animalia Echinodermata Asterozoa Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiurina Ophiolepididae
Determiner: Theophile R. Studer in 1876
Nature of ID: type ID

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Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: partial arm; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-11-04
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2022-11-01   determined by=Nina Black  
whole animal (70% ethanol) fair, arms missing in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2022-11-04

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  • Ocean:
  • Indian Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [unknown]
  • Specific Locality:
  • French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Iles Kerguelen
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Kerguelen
  • Georeference:
  • -50.675055°, 68.2599550° (Error radius: 257000m) By: Penny Benson on 2014-06-25 (Source: Google Earth)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1874-01-01 / 1876-12-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 1874-1876
  • Collector:
  • Gazelle Expedition

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