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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816)

213195  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213195)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura longipeda Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc colour bluish with dark...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc colour bluish with dark blue spots, spotted radial shields, ventrally lighter blue with dark spots (Sloan et al., 1979. Arms banded in grey and pale blue. Description: Arm length to 80 cm (about 20 times disc diameter), disc diameter 1-4 cm. Disc scales covered by thorny stumps. Radial shields with rugose granule-like stumps. Aboral arm plates more than twice as broad as long, distal edge with a straight median region, marked laterodistal angles, broadest distally. Oral arm plates octogonal, distal edge straight. Up to ten thorny arm spines, lowest one comb-like.
Habitat: lower eulittoral, sublittoral, under coral boulders or in burrow or a crevice.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal , East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998), depth range 0-72 m.; east coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-72 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213195 on 2017-12-14

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix picturatus 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix punctolimbata von Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. Arch. für Naturgeschichte. 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura longipeda Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [details]   

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, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [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 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura longipeda Lamarck, 1816) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816)) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816)) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix picturatus 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix picturatus de Loriol, 1893) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix picturata (de Loriol, 1893)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix punctolimbata von Martens, 1870) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix microplax Bell, 1884) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Wai, T. C., Ng, W. C., Leung, K. M. Y. & Williams, G. A. (2011). Stock and ecological status of echinoderms in Hong Kong: evaluation of effectiveness of marine protected areas using sea urchins as model organism. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc colour bluish with dark blue spots, spotted radial shields, ventrally lighter blue with dark spots (Sloan et al., 1979. Arms banded in grey and pale blue. Description: Arm length to 80 cm (about 20 times disc diameter), disc diameter 1-4 cm. Disc scales covered by thorny stumps. Radial shields with rugose granule-like stumps. Aboral arm plates more than twice as broad as long, distal edge with a straight median region, marked laterodistal angles, broadest distally. Oral arm plates octogonal, distal edge straight. Up to ten thorny arm spines, lowest one comb-like.
Habitat: lower eulittoral, sublittoral, under coral boulders or in burrow or a crevice.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal , East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998), depth range 0-72 m.; east coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-72 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Neotype U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C. (USA) No. 4291. Type locality: 'L'Ocean austral, pres de l'Ile de France [Mauritius]' (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウデナガクモヒトデ  [details]

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