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Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.)
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Amphiodia Verrill, 1899 (additional source)
Amphiophiura Matsumoto, 1915 (additional source)
Amphioplus depressa (Ljungman, 1867) accepted as Amphioplus (Lymanella) depressus (Ljungman, 1867) (basis of record)
Amphioplus impressa (Ljungman, 1867) accepted as Amphioplus (Amphichilus) impressus (Ljungman, 1867) (additional source)
Amphioplus lucidus Koehler, 1922 represented as Amphioplus (Amphioplus) lucidus Koehler, 1922 (basis of record)
Amphiura Forbes, 1843 (additional source)
Amphiura duncani Lyman, 1882 represented as Amphiura (Amphiura) duncani Lyman, 1882 (source of synonymy)
Asteroceras Lyman, 1879 accepted as Astroceras Lyman, 1879 (basis of record)
Asteroceras pleiades Baker, 1980 accepted as Astroceras pleiades Baker, 1980 (basis of record)
Asteronyx Müller & Troschel, 1842 (additional source)
Asteroschema Örstedt & Lütken in Lütken, 1856 (additional source)
Astroboa granulatus (H.L. Clark, 1938) (additional source)
Astroboa nigra Döderlein, 1911 accepted as Astroboa nuda (Lyman, 1874) (source of synonymy)
Astroboa nuda (Lyman, 1874) (additional source)
Astrocladus granulatus H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Astroboa granulatus (H.L. Clark, 1938) (source of synonymy)
Astrophiura Sladen, 1879 (basis of record)
Astrophyton nudum Lyman, 1874 accepted as Astroboa nuda (Lyman, 1874) (source of synonymy)
Astrothamnus papillatus H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Astrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909) (source of synonymy)
Astrothorax Döderlein, 1911 (basis of record)
Astrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909) (additional source)
Dictenophiura H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Ophiura (Dictenophiura) H.L. Clark, 1923 (basis of record)
Euryale Lamarck, 1816 (additional source)
Euryale aspera Lamarck, 1816 (basis of record)
Gorgonocephalus pectinatus Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Gorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916) (source of synonymy)
Gorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916) (additional source)
Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Ophiactis acosmeta H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (source of synonymy)
Ophiactis delicata H.L. Clark, 1915 accepted as Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (source of synonymy)
Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (source of synonymy)
Ophiactis modesta Brock, 1888 (status source)
Ophiactis novaezelandiae Mortensen, 1924 accepted as Ophiactis profundi novaezelandiae Mortensen, 1924 (status source)
Ophiactis parva Mortensen, 1926 accepted as Ophiactis macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (source of synonymy)
Ophiactis profundi novaezelandiae Mortensen, 1924 (status source)
Ophiarthrum pictum (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Ophiernus Lyman, 1878 (additional source)
Ophiernus vallincola Lyman, 1878 (basis of record)
Ophiocentrus Ljungman, 1867 (basis of record)
Ophiocentrus aspera (Koehler, 1905) (additional source)
Ophiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905) (additional source)
Ophiocentrus inaequalis (H.L. Clark, 1915) (basis of record)
Ophiochasma Grube, 1866 (basis of record)
Ophiocnida dilatata Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905) (source of synonymy)
Ophiocoma alternans Endean, 1964 accepted as Ophiocoma endeani Rowe & Pawson, 1977 (source of synonymy)
Ophiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Breviturma dentata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (additional source)
Ophiocoma endeani Rowe & Pawson, 1977 (basis of record)
Ophiocoma insularia Lyman, 1861 accepted as Ophiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Breviturma dentata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Ophiocoma scolopendrina (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Ophiocoma ternispina von Martens, 1870 accepted as Ophiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Breviturma dentata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Ophioconus accepted as Ophioconis Lütken, 1869 (basis of record)
Ophioconus cincta accepted as Ophioconis cincta Brock, 1888 (basis of record)
Ophioconus cupida accepted as Ophioconis cupida Koehler, 1905 (basis of record)
Ophioconus opacum accepted as Ophioconis opacum (Clark, 1928) (basis of record)
Ophioconus permixta accepted as Ophioconis permixta Koehler, 1905 (basis of record)
Ophiocten Lütken, 1855 (additional source)
Ophioglypha kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 accepted as Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 (basis of record)
Ophioglypha kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 accepted as Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 (source of synonymy)
Ophiogymna pellicula (Duncan, 1887) (additional source)
Ophiomisidium Koehler, 1914 (additional source)
Ophiomusium Lyman, 1869 (additional source)
Ophiomusium aporum H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Ophiomusium australe H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Ophiomusa australe (H.L. Clark, 1928) (source of synonymy)
Ophiomusium australe H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Ophiomusa australe (H.L. Clark, 1928) (source of synonymy)
Ophiomusium incertum Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiomusa incerta (Koehler, 1930) (status source)
Ophiomyxa Müller & Troschel, 1840 (additional source)
Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (additional source)
Ophioplinthaca Verrill, 1899 (additional source)
Ophioplocus imbricata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Ophioplocus imbricatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Ophioprium rosea (Lyman, 1879) accepted as Ophiacantha rosea Lyman, 1878 (additional source)
Ophiopsammus Lütken, 1869 (basis of record)
Ophiothela dividua von Martens, 1879 accepted as Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869 (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) alboviridis (Brock, 1888) accepted as Ophiocentrus alboviridis (Brock, 1888) (basis of record)
Ophiothrix aristulata Lyman, 1879 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) aristulata Lyman, 1879 (basis of record)
Ophiothrix foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix fulgens Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiogymna pellicula (Duncan, 1887) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix picturatus de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861 accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix proteus Koehler, 1905 represented as Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) proteus Koehler, 1905 (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (additional source)
Ophiothrix trilineata Lütken, 1869 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) trilineata Lütken, 1869 (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870 accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861) accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Pectinura marmorata Lyman, 1874 accepted as Ophiarachnella gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (additional source)
Pectinura megaloplax Bell, 1884 accepted as Ophiarachnella gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Placophiothrix H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Macrophiothrix H.L. Clark, 1938 (basis of record)
 Authority

Cherbonnier (1952) cites (Quoy & Gaimard) as authority - Quoy & Gaimard and Jaeger seemed to have published ... [details]

 Authority

L. Agassiz, 1846 as author in Clark & Rowe (1971). In Subgenus (Fibularia) Lamarck, 1816. Lectotype Muséum ... [details]

 Authority

Ljungman, 1867 in Cherbonnier & Guille (1978). [details]

 Authority

Sometimes referred to Lütken in Agassiz (1872) (e.g. by Rowe & Gates 1995, p. 249) due to the fact that Agassiz ... [details]

 Depth range

0-109 m. [details]

 Depth range

0-12 m. [details]

 Depth range

2-32 m. [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in north Australia and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

 Description

Also distributed in W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Guam, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, Philippines, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East indies, north Australia, Philippines, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Ceylon, Maldive Islands, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, China, south ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, norh Australia, Philippine, China ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997); Arabian Sea (presumed to be from ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Persian Gulf, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Onotoa Atoll (Clark, 1954); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). General ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)). Ecology: benthic, inshore. ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); ... [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Marshall Islands (Clark, 1954), Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry ... [details]

 Description

Also from the Iranian Gulf (Heding, 1940). [details]

 Description

Appearance in life: shaggy, orange-brown above, light red band of tube feet about half the width of sole running ... [details]

 Description

Arm length to 20 mm, disc diameter to 6 mm. Similar to Ophiochaeta hirsuta, but genus instantly recognisable by ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: background blue-green with deep blue markings, deep fawn with brown markings or pale fawn with ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: burgundy with irregular white flecking (Sloan et al., 1979 ). Also distributed in Maldive area, ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: dark grey-green dorsal surface with paler irregular patches on disc and pale bands on arms ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: deep purple above, much paler below (Sloan et al., 1979). Also distributed in Saipan, New ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: pale flesh tone with large brick-red patches, especially proximally, arm tips black (Sloan et al., ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: the shiny skin uniform burgundy (Sloan et al., 1979). Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: tubercles yellow with orange tips, papular areas blue-grey with paulae green; remainder of aboral ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: variable, from harlequin deep purple, red orange and pink with orange yellow tips to arms, through ... [details]

 Description

Colour: Disc patterned with gray, yellow and white; arms with dark longitudinal lines. Description: disc diameter 25 ... [details]

 Description

Coulour in life: very variable with predominant colour ranging from black to fawn. This may pale progressively ... [details]

 Description

Description: Arm length to 30 cm, disc diameter to 6 cm. Characteristic high tubercules on dorsal side of disc and ... [details]

 Description

Description: arm length to 40 mm, disc diameter to 8 mm. Disc scales bearing granules. Disc variable in colour from ... [details]

 Description

Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to ... [details]

 Description

Description: body rather narrower in its anterior half. Uniformly brown, but a clear ring is around the small ... [details]

 Description

Description: five arms; superomarginal plates paxilliform, not distinguishable from the abactinal plates; oral ... [details]

 Description

Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, western Indian Ocean (Mascarene Is.), west Pacific ... [details]

 Description

Habitat: Usually found concealed under rock or in narrow crevices (Thandar, 1990). Also distributed in SE Arabia, ... [details]

 Description

The genus is mainly tropical, but occurs southward to South Africa and the Australian seas, and northward to ... [details]

 Description

This species in known from the East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Philippine Islands, S Japan, Caroline Islands (A.M. Clark, 1993 ); East Indies, Philippine, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Onotoa Atoll, Tuamotus, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954; Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Bay of Bengal (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Persian Gulf, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Marshall Islands (Clark, 1954); East Indies, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995; East Indies and Philippines (Clark & Rowe (1971)). Ecology: ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in bay of Bengal, East Indies and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore, suspension feeder. General ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Indo-Pacific, East Indies (Pearson, 1910). [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in north Australia in Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in SE Arabia, East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, Philippines, china and south Japan (Clark & Rowe (1971)); Australia ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Salomon (Clark, 1911); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe (1971)); ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Marshall Islands, Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, Guam, Seleo Island, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: benthic, detritus ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Samoa (Clark, 1954); East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995) and in New Guinea, Tonga Islands and Ceylon (Chadwick, 1908) . ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Seleo Island (Clark, 1954); east Indies, north australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and ... [details]

 Distribution

Also recorded from Sandwich Is. (Selenka, 1867). [details]

 Distribution

Also recorded from the Iranian Gulf (Heding, 1940). [details]

 Distribution

Also reported from Philippines, south-east Australia (A.M. Clark, 1974); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Ecology: ... [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea; Lord Howe I., Tasman Sea; Murray Is. to Swain Reefs, QLD, Australia; Depth range: 0-?130 m  [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea; Lord Howe I., Tasman Sea; Houtman Abrolhos, WA, to Tweed River, NSW, Australia; Depth range: ... [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea; Lizard I. to Britomart Reef, QLD, Australia; Depth range: 0-40 m  [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, & NW of Port Hedland, WA, Australia; Depth range: 0-103 m  [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea; Lizard I. to Bushy I., QLD, Australia; Depth range: 0-55 m  [details]

 Distribution

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea; Houtman Abrolhos, WA, to Darwin, NT, Australia; Depth Range: 0-27 m  [details]


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