basis of record 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]
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
Present Inaccurate Introduced: alien Containing type locality
From other sources
Description The only two positive records for this species are from the Nicobar and Tonga Islands (Clark, 1968).
Also recorded in Bay of Bengal and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]