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Brittle star

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Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)1899-08-08

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Amphiura antarctica

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Amphiuridae

Genus:

Amphiura Fell, 1962

Species:

Amphiura antarctica Studer, 1876

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

24 December 1873 - 27 December 1873

Area:

Marion Island, South Africa (off)

Water body:

Antarctic Indian Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

50-75 fathoms

Notes:

Previous name: Amphiura studeri Lyman
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