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Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867)

212321  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212321)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   
Description Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to O....  
Description Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to O. fallax. Colour pale yellowish or brown; arms banded. Habitat: under rocks and coral rubble. General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-74 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998). According to A.M. Clark (1984) this species has only been recorded from the Mascarenes and Seychelles, but not East Africa.
Also recorded in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212321 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
1997-07-18 10:07:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description  (ofOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Catalogue raisonné des Echinodermes recueillis par M.V. de Robillard à l'Ile Maurice. III. Ophiurides et Astrophytides. Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. nat. Gèneve. 32(3), 1-63, pls 23-25. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiarachna spinosum Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiopezella luetkeni de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Echinodermes de la Baie d'Amboine. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 1, 359-426, pls 13-15., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/38483#page/375/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Ely, C.A. 1942. Shallow-water Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea of Hawaii. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin, 176, 1-63. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy Liao, Yulin. (2004). Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Fauna Sinica. 40, 1-305. pl. I-VI. Science Press: Beijing.
page(s): 341 [details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Liao, Yulin. (2004). Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Fauna Sinica. 40, 1-305. pl. I-VI. Science Press: Beijing.
page(s): 341 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   

basis of record  (ofDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Devaney, D. M. (1974). Shallow-water asterozoans of Southeastern Polynesia II. Ophiuroidea. Micronesica. 10(1): 105-204. [details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiarachna spinosum Ljungman, 1867) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiopezella luetkeni de Loriol, 1893) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893)) Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893)) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Paratype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-6668 [view taxon]
From other sources
Description Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to O. fallax. Colour pale yellowish or brown; arms banded. Habitat: under rocks and coral rubble. General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-74 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998). According to A.M. Clark (1984) this species has only been recorded from the Mascarenes and Seychelles, but not East Africa.
Also recorded in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Foa Is., Tonga (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 


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