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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma insularia Lyman, 1862 
AphiaID: 212383

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocominae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma insularia (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Breviturma) dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
Sources  original description Lyman, T. 1862. Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist., 8, 75-86. [details]

source of synonymy Devaney, D.M. (1970). Studies on ophiocomid brittlestars. I. A new genus (Clarkcoma) of Ophiocominae with a re-evaluation of the genus Ophiocoma. Smithson. Contr. Zool. 51: 1-41. [details]

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

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma insularia var. longispina H.L. Clark, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma longispina H.L. Clark, 1917
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (inaccurate[details]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life:aboral side of the disc and basal part of the arms uniform brown. Distal part of the arms lighter brown with dark cross-bands. Oral side of the disc yellowish-brown. Many specimens with dark brown, round spots, with light edges (Balinsky, 1957).
Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Hawaiian Ils. and Kiribati (as Sandwich Ils./Kingsmill Ils.) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Treated as a synonym of O. brevipes in Ludwig (1899). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212383
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-28 19:20:39Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2012-07-12 14:13:12Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocoma insularia Lyman, 1862. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212383 on 2014-12-19
  
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