Ophiuroidea incertae sedis sp. 'NHM_303'

Glover, Adrian G, Wiklund, Helena, Rabone, Muriel, Amon, Diva J, Smith, Craig R, O'Hara, Tim, Mah, Christopher L & Dahlgren, Thomas G, 2016, Abyssal fauna of the UK- 1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 7251-7251: 7251

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Ophiuroidea incertae sedis sp. 'NHM_303'
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Ophiuroidea incertae sedis sp. 'NHM_303'  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: e9f38ce3-5ed5-49f3-8713-c26de2eefd2b; recordNumber: NHM_303; recordedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren, Maggie Georgieva; individualCount: 1; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution; otherCatalogNumbers: 5023511; associatedSequences: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KU519565 | KU519523 | KU519540; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Ophiuroidea incertae sedis sp. (NHM_303); scientificName: Ophiuroidea; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Ophiuroidea; Location: waterBody: Pacific; stateProvince: Clarion Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration claim UK-1 ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4110; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.7621; decimalLongitude: -116.46375; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2015-06-01; identificationRemarks: identified by DNA and morphology; identificationQualifier: incertae sedis; Event: samplingProtocol: USNEL Box Core; eventDate: 2013-10-17; eventTime: 13:40; habitat: Abyssal plain; fieldNumber: BC09; fieldNotes: Collected from 0-2 cm layer of box core using a 300 micron sieve; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: NHMUK; collectionCode: ZOO; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: 93b0a70d-c74e-4735-b70e-0c6e4c6a36ff; recordNumber: NHM_371; recordedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren, Maggie Georgieva; individualCount: 1; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution; otherCatalogNumbers: 5023515; associatedSequences: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KU519566; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Ophiuroidea incertae sedis sp. (NHM_303); scientificName: Ophiuroidea; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Ophiuroidea; Location: waterBody: Pacific; stateProvince: Clarion Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration claim UK-1 ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4182; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.933066666667; decimalLongitude: -116.71628333333; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2015-06-01; identificationRemarks: identified by DNA and morphology; identificationQualifier: incertae sedis; Event: samplingProtocol: Brenke Epibenthic Sledge; eventDate: 2013-10-19; eventTime: 12:16; habitat: Abyssal plain; fieldNumber: EB05; fieldNotes: Collected from epi net (on the epibenthic sledge); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: NHMUK; collectionCode: ZOO; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  

Description

Small fragments found in several samples, distinct upturned arms and prounonced hump on crest (Fig. 22).

Genetic data for this taxa with new GenBank accession numbers are provided in Table 2

Diagnosis

Forms a unique monophyletic clade distinct from other AB01 specimens. Morphologically not recognisable.