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Brittle star

I.76565

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophioplinthus carinata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 72.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophioplinthus Lyman, 1878

Species:

Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876)

Synonyms:

Ophioglypha deshayesii

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Off Christmas Harbour, Kerguelen Islands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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