Ophiothrix spiculata

Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) spiculata Le Conte, 1851

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References and links

Le Conte, J.L. (1851). Zoological Notes. Proceedings of the Society of Natural History Philadelphia, 5, 317-320.

Lyman, T. (1860). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae, belonging to the Smithsonian Institution and to the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 1859-61, 7, 252-262.

Maluf, L. Y. (1988). Composition and distribution of the central eastern Pacific echinoderms. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Technical Reports, 2, 1– 242.

World Ophiuroidea Database

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Author(s): Coppard , Simon
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Ecology and Distribution


In Panama this species has been collected from Venado Beach (USNM E 23688) and the reef of Old French Fort (USNM E 24130), Panama Bay; from the East Chamber of the Miraflores Locks (Panama canal) (USNM E 23622) and  Saint Elmo Bay (USNM E 23516), Rey Island, Perlas Archipelago, Gulf of Panama, eastern Pacific.

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon