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Brittle star

NH:1899.114.598

Holding institution:

Donor:

British Museum (Trustees of the)

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Ophiura sarsii

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

8 May 1873 - 22 May 1873

Form:

Fluid

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Ophiurida

Family:

Ophiuridae

Genus:

Ophiura Lamarck, 1801

Species:

Ophiura sarsii Lütken, 1855

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

8 May 1873 - 22 May 1873

Area:

South of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Notes:

Previous name: Ophioglypha sarsi Lyman. Misspelt as 'sarsi'
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