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Ophiarthrum pictum (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

212389  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212389)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiocoma picta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Colour: Disc patterned with gray, yellow and white; arms with dark longitudinal lines. Description: disc diameter 25 mm.,...  
Description Colour: Disc patterned with gray, yellow and white; arms with dark longitudinal lines. Description: disc diameter 25 mm., arms 6 times the disc diameter in length. Disc covered with thick skin. Arm spines blunt, twice as long as the segment with dark rings or bands (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in Guam (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiarthrum pictum (Müller & Troschel, 1842). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212389 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

original description  (ofOphiocoma picta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record 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 

basis of record  (ofOphiocoma picta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour: Disc patterned with gray, yellow and white; arms with dark longitudinal lines. Description: disc diameter 25 mm., arms 6 times the disc diameter in length. Disc covered with thick skin. Arm spines blunt, twice as long as the segment with dark rings or bands (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in Guam (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlands (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuutlijke Historie). Type locality: Java, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese カラクサクモヒトデ  [details]

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