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Holding institution:

Donor:

Mrs Constance Sladen

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Scientific name:

Ophiura Dictenophiura anoidea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Identifier:

Percy Sladen

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophiura Lamarck, 1801

Subgenus:

Ophiura Dictenophiura

Species:

Ophiura Dictenophiura anoidea H.L. Clark, 1923

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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