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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-924 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophioplinthus carinata
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Syntype of Ophioglypha Deshayesi
  • Heard Island
  • Indian Ocean: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern: Heard Islands: Heard Islands
  • February 7, 1874
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Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876)
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioplinthus carinata
Identified by [no agent data] on 2015-02-18
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Ophioglypha Deshayesi Lyman, 1878
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae Ophioglypha Deshayesi
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1878
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1878, Page 96, Syntype of Ophioglypha Deshayesi
plate II figs 35-37
Media of type text, Lyman 1878. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. V no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Indian Ocean
Country: Heard Islands
Island Group: Heard Islands
Specific Locality: Heard Island
Verbatim Locality: off Heard Island
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 75 fms
Coordinates: 52° 59´ 30´´ S 73° 33´ 30´´ E (Datum: unknown)
[no agent data]; 1874-02-07; Source: Coordinates written on a specimen label
Coordinate Remarks: not available in Challenger Expedition List of Observing Stations - C. Wyville Thomson 1877
Collecting Date: February 7, 1874
station number: 151
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-08-12
  Remark: Localities vetted