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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.578

Holding institution:

Donor:

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

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Macrophiothrix martensi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 August 1874 - 7 August 1874

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiotrichidae

Genus:

Macrophiothrix H.L. Clark, 1938

Species:

Macrophiothrix martensi (Lyman, 1874)

Synonyms:

Ophiothrix martensi

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

7 August 1874

Area:

Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

Depth (Fathoms):

6 fathoms

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