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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella macracantha H.L. Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 213220

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 editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella Ljungman, 1872
Source  original description Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella macracantha aldabrensis Sloan, Clark & Taylor, 1979
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editorDistribution Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific, Aldabra, western Indian Ocean, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 148, paratypes Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 237, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 4109 (2 specimens). Type locality: Ponape, Caroline Islands (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213220
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1999-06-28 19:20:39Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiarachnella macracantha H.L. Clark, 1909. 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=213220 on 2014-09-23
  
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