HMS Challenger
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Brittle star

I.77075

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Natural History) 18.11.1899

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Scientific name:

Ophiolimna antarctica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 December 1873 - 29 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Citations:

[Challenger] Report Pt. 14, p. 107.

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiacanthidae

Genus:

Ophiolimna Verrill, 1899

Species:

Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)

Synonyms:

Ophiacantha antarctica

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

24 December 1873 - 29 December 1873

Area:

Off Prince Edward's Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Notes:

Lot of specimens
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