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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:

Ophiactis carnea

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiactidae

Genus:

Ophiactis Lütken, 1856

Species:

Ophiactis carnea Ljungman, 1867

Synonyms:

Ophiactis africana capensis

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

28 October 1873 - 17 December 1873

Area:

Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (off)

Water body:

Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

10-20 fathoms

Notes:

2 parts.
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