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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa nuda (Lyman, 1874) 
AphiaID: 213439

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 editorEuryalida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa Döderlein, 1911
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa nigra Döderlein, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton elegans Koehler, 1905
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton nudum Lyman, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroraphis nudum (Lyman, 1874)
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocherides astroboae Stock, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocherides singularis Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoridicola connexus Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoridicola micropus (Humes, 1973) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaxymolgus micropus Humes, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocherides astroboae Stock, 1971 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
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 editorDescription Description: Arm length to 40 cm, disc diameter to 10 cm. Colour uniformly black. Habitat: coral reefs, usually hidden deep in crevices.
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 22-113 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Persian Gulf, East Indies, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 2911.Type locality: Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
A. nudis var. nigra in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213439
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Astroboa nuda (Lyman, 1874). 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=213439 on 2014-09-24
  
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