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Brittle star

263/1903/R/660

Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Amphiura Amphiura incana

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Citations:

Lyman, T. (1882) Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S Challenger. Report on the OPHIUROIDEA. Zoology Vol. V, Pg 128-129

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Amphiuridae

Genus:

Amphiura Fell, 1962

Subgenus:

Amphiura Amphiura

Species:

Amphiura Amphiura incana Lyman, 1879

Synonyms:

Amphiura incana

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Area:

Simon’s Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

10-20 fathoms

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