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Brittle star

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Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophionotus hexactis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophionotus Bell, 1902

Species:

Ophionotus hexactis (E. A. Smith, 1876)

Synonyms:

Ophioglypha hexactis

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

1 January 1874 - 29 January 1874

Area:

Kerguelen, Kerguelen Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

20-75 fathoms

Notes:

Previous name: Ophioglypha hexactis E.A. Smith
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