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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophiothrix Ophiothrix caespitosa

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiotrichidae

Genus:

Ophiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840

Subgenus:

Ophiothrix Ophiothrix

Species:

Ophiothrix Ophiothrix caespitosa Lyman, 1879

Synonyms:

Ophiothrix caespitosa

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

6 April 1874 - 12 June 1874

Area:

Off Port Jackson, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

2-10 fathoms

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