original description Koehler, R. 1922. Ophiurans of the Philippine Seas and adjacent waters. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin, 100(5), 1-486., available online athttps://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.32917[details]
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]
context source (HKRMS) BU. (2013). Provision of services for field sampling, species identification and data analysis of benthic faunal communities of Hong Kong marin waters. Final report submitted to EPD. [details]
Present Inaccurate Introduced: alien
From other sources
Ecology Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocen, depth range 3-145 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details] Remark In Subgenus: (Amphioplus Verrill, 1899. Lectotype U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C. (USA) No. 41126, paralectotypes U.S. National Museum No. 41127 (2 specimens). Type locality: Marinduque Is. (13°49'40" N; 121°40'15" E), Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]