Starfish

Description
This starfish is from the Sladen collection. It was collected in the bay of Naples in Italy, probably in the late 1800s while Sladen was studying the live Echinoderms at the Zoological Station in Naples.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/A/39
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Common Name
starfish
Simple Name
starfish
Full Name
ECHINODERMATA; STELLEROIDEA; Asteroidea; Valvatida; Ophidiasteridae; Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck)
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Collection County
Bay of Naples
Collection Country
Italy
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ECHINODERMATA
Family
OPHIDIASTERIDAE
Genus
Ophidiaster
Species
ophidianus

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